Twitter Changes Egg Avatar To Remove Troll Connotations

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Twitter’s default egg avatar, often associated with abusive and anonymous online trolls, will be changed to the shadowy outline of a person to encourage users to personalize the image. What do you think?

“It’s great to see that Twitter is committed to real, lasting change.”

Meredith Long • Cribbage Master

“The egg never adequately conveyed the menace I bring to online discourse anyway.”

Fritz Holden • Notebook Liner


“I’ll just continue to use Jeremy Renner’s picture.”

Bobby LaRue • Steam Engineer