Twitter is Considering Adding Facebook-Style Emoji Reactions and Reddit Style Up and Downvotes to Tweets
Yes, you are reading it right, Twitter is considering adding emoji reactions and upvotes and downvotes to tweets, isn’t it cool? Hope this update will not get any negative reactions like any other Twitter updates.
For some time, Twitter has been studying users about the possibility of adding a more extensive set of emoji responses on tweets, giving users more ways to engage in the app.
As you can find in this image, the new update would not just add another emoji reaction option on each tweet, but Twitter is likewise measuring user interest in up and downvote option like Reddit style, causing tweet circulation and engagement.Reddit has seen extraordinary success with what’s essentially user moderation by up and downvotes. This choice guarantees that the best content ascends to the top of the Reddit feed, while poor posts miss out. Twitter could profit by something like this very similar, which could see negative, harsh tweets covered, while extraordinary tweets gather more exposure.
On the off chance if it works that way, The danger is that users will upvote controversial, disruptive tweets, which will never really address Twitter’s issues with encouraging the spread of such substance – however, hypothetically, it could in any case expand tweet engagement, if the top tweets are given more traction subsequently. The introduction of response set could definitely affect how users interact with Twitter content and could even cause an impact on Twitter if individuals turned out to be excessively worried about having their tweets downvoted.All things considered, the upvote and downvote response- regardless of whether as thumbs or arrows or whatever else – stays a typical method to engage with the content somewhere else on the web. From various perspectives, this update would overshadow the emoji responses, however, it’s not altogether evident that Twitter is thinking about updating both, or either, at this stage.
Twitter already showcased a potential up and downvote option for tweets in 2018, however in a different form. Accordingly, it is anything but a huge surprise to see Twitter returning to these thoughts, especially given its freshly discovered feeling of energy in product development. In any case, given the previous history, Twitter users won’t warmly embrace the thought.
Does anybody recollect what happened when Twitter changed the favorites star to a heart? The response was not extraordinary – but rather obviously, likewise with everything Twitter, following a day or two, people found another thing to be upset about and the focus shifted once again. Possibly, at that point, Twitter can see the long-term benefit of such, regardless of the probably transient tension. Also, perhaps, it’ll work, and provide Twitter with more options to show their reaction to a tweet, and even assist the best tweets to acquire more attention. It would add a different thought to your tweet interaction.