In celebration of its tenth anniversary, Twitter has added a new feature to the micro-blogging platform. Now whenever you “like” a tweet by clicking on the little heart icon, the heart bounces and bursts into a cloud of colorful confetti.
The animation has tickled some, but among serious Twitter users, the overt cuteness has been met with derision. Sometimes, people just want to like a tweet without a big show about it.
@Sasa2455 I hearted it just to see. I'll take it back now. Lol
— Lisa (@RollCLE2021) March 21, 2016
I feel like the little Twitter heart explode like thing is mocking my hangover.
— drunk hire me to guest write (@drunkgrindr) March 21, 2016
GP If @Twitter's going to make its favorite hearts explode when clicked, let's have it be blood and gore, not streamers and sparkles.
— The Gormogons (@Gormogons) March 21, 2016
Lots of people think Twitter could have found a more productive improvement to work on.
let's give them an edit button
"nah, just change the stars to hearts & make 'em explode"
we already did that, sir
"make 'em jump then"
— Andy H. (@AndyAsAdjective) March 21, 2016
Happy Birthday, Twitter!
Now can you please bring back the stars? #LoveTwitter
— ⭐ Lisa, Duchess of Netflix ⭐ (@MsLisaM) March 21, 2016
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