Twitter is testing a brand new ‘Preferred by Writer’ label that seems when the creator of a tweet likes your reply. A reporter on the TechCrunch crew noticed the brand new label within the Twitter Android app. A spokesperson from Twitter confirmed to TechCrunch that the corporate has been testing completely different labels to assist in giving individuals context concerning the tweets they see, however stated the social media large doesn’t have extra to share on this particular label.
From what we are able to inform to this point, as soon as the writer of a tweet likes a reply, it’s marked with a badge that’s seen to each the one who left the reply and to others viewing it. Though it’s unconfirmed if the label is being examined globally, we’re seeing experiences of customers in a number of nations recognizing the label.
It’s price noting that the brand new label is much like TikTok’s “Preferred by Creator” badge that equally seems when the creator of a video likes a remark.
Twitter’s new label might be bothersome for some customers who see it as a distraction or pointless addition to what might be an already crowded tweet. It could additionally appear a bit redundant when it’s displayed subsequent to a reply that solely has one like. Alternatively, some customers may even see it as a welcome addition, particularly in the event that they wish to showcase that their tweet was favored by a notable consumer, equivalent to a celeb. As well as, the brand new label can also be helpful in cases the place a tweet has acquired quite a few replies and the unique poster needs to focus on a couple of of them with out having to straight reply to them.
Provided that the label continues to be within the testing part, it’s unknown if Twitter plans to formally roll it out to all customers.