"The new plan won’t change Twitter very much for most users. Yet there is something to celebrate about the fav as it’s used today on Twitter and to mourn its potential transformation into something more Facebook-like. Even if you don’t care about Twitter, the fav is a model for something we need more of in more places online: It is nonspecific, flexible communication — a kind of body language for the web.Save the Fav, Twitter's Digital Body Language - NYTimes.com
One of the problems of communicating online is that words are too precise. It’s especially difficult to express much nuance when you’re trying to be brief."
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Save the Fav, Twitter's Digital Body Language - NYTimes.com