There seems to be quite a lot of confusion surrounding some recent updates Twitter made to its platform.
Specifically, Twitter changed what happens when you click the “retweet” button.
Well, I just wanted to retweet this but Twitter won’t let me so you’re getting some useless words here you can ignore; instead, just watch…https://t.co/KXxoRwVTqO
— Jeff Jarvis (@jeffjarvis) October 21, 2020
Previously, if a user clicked the retweet button, Twitter would provide two options. The user could simply retweet the tweet or post a quote tweet, basically a user’s own commentary with the retweeted tweet shared via an embed. Read more…More about Retweet, Misinformation, 2020 Election, Tech, and Social Media Companies