For years now, Facebook and Twitter have had their respective “Like” and “Favorite” buttons. They’re simple, straightforward ways to show appreciation for a status update or a tweet without verbally replying (and Google, too, has its +1 button.). They’re popular, too: Facebook processes nearly three billion “Likes” on a daily basis. Now, on Monday, according to a report from The Next Web, Twitter is tweaking its “Favorite” formula, carrying out a test with some users who are seeing “Star” or “Like” options on tweets instead of the original “Favorite” button. Read the full story at All Things D.
You Know Twitter’s “Favorite” Button? It Could Have Been Called “Thanks.”
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).