Bookmarked Twitter Should Eliminate the Retweet by Taylor Lorenz (The Atlantic)
The feature derails healthy conversation and preys on users’ worst instincts.
Taylor Lorenz discusses the retweet functionality in Twitter and what it might mean to get rid of it. A number of add-ons and extensions are shared for modifying your timeline. Personally, I rarely retweet these days. I usually ‘like’ as a sign to the author or reply. It is also a reminder that technology never stops changing and evolving.