Twitter is testing a brand new ‘Favored by Writer’ label that seems when the creator of a tweet likes your reply. A reporter on the TechCrunch group noticed the brand new label within the Twitter Android app. A spokesperson from Twitter confirmed to TechCrunch that the corporate has been testing totally different labels to assist in giving individuals context in regards to the tweets they see, however stated the social media big doesn’t have extra to share on this particular label.
From what we will inform to date, as soon as the writer of a tweet likes a reply, it’s marked with a badge that’s seen to each the one that left the reply and to others viewing it. Though it’s unconfirmed if the label is being examined globally, we’re seeing stories of customers in a number of nations recognizing the label.
It’s price noting that the brand new label is just like TikTok’s “Favored by Creator” badge that equally seems when the creator of a video likes a remark.
Twitter’s new label could possibly be bothersome for some customers who see it as a distraction or pointless addition to what could possibly be an already crowded tweet. It might additionally appear a bit redundant when it’s displayed subsequent to a reply that solely has one like. Alternatively, some customers may even see it as a welcome addition, particularly in the event that they wish to showcase that their tweet was preferred by a notable consumer, reminiscent of a celeb. As well as, the brand new label may additionally be helpful in situations the place a tweet has obtained quite a few replies and the unique poster desires to focus on just a few of them with out having to instantly reply to them.
Provided that the label remains to be within the testing section, it’s unknown if Twitter plans to formally roll it out to all customers.