Twitter ditches stars for hearts, now calls favorites likes

Twitter and Vine users were in for a surprise as the micro-blogging service changed its icon for favorite from the iconic star to a heart and it even renaming favorites to “likes” which means we are getting a symbol from Instagram and name from Zuckerberg.

Twitter which claims “The heart, in contrast, is a universal symbol that resonates across languages, cultures, and time zones” thinks that hearts are better symbol but some ‘typical’ users of Twitter are not so pleased. Well I consider the typical users especially in Uganda as hard, usually mean and these won’t like this.

But the heart makes sense in a more social and friendly way. This change comes after the social network has made many changes to its features. The hearts are live on the website and updates to the Android, iOS and Windows 10 apps should bring the hearts to life.