Twitter Replaces ‘Retweet’ With ‘Share’

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•13 Mar 31, 2014

According to reports from users, the microblogging site Twitter quietly experimented this weekend with swapping the popular retweet function for a “share” button, a move that may be part of ongoing tests to make the site more engaging for users. What do you think?

  • “One day I’ll tell my grandkids about the crap Twitter pulled that one March weekend in ’14.”

    Grace Harper –
    Library Book Unloader

  • “Oh, come on. I finally just learned what a retweet is, and now I gotta try and figure out what this other word they just made up means?”

    Dan Weisel –
    Laundry Machine Repairer

  • “How dare they try to run their company how they see fit.”

    Andrew Greene –
    Land Surveyor