Aug 6, 2020
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RT: and I –oop!⁠ ⁠ ⁠ Chris Wetherell, the guy who built Twitter’s “retweet” func…

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Chris Wetherell, the person who constructed Twitter’s “retweet” carry out, wants he hadn’t. ⁠

Sooner than 2009, people wanted to manually repost completely different people’s tweets onto their very personal accounts, one factor that required not lower than some amount of acutely conscious effort and thought. With a retweet button, sharing and amplifying content material materials on-line turned additional impulsive and fewer thoughtful — a shift that led to an explosion of disinformation on-line. Faucet the hyperlink in our bio to be taught additional.⁠ 🐦⁠


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  • You’re telling me

    srefisinsta August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • Wish I could retweet this

    moorerecordings August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • @davonddade

    boomilligan August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • Yeah, this is somehow correct

    thirafinajwan August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • Nice

    balling_bagel August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • 😂

    thugishdez August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • @joerogan

    cory_m.cline August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • I dont use Twitter. I deleted Facebook 2yrs ago. Instagram gives me a steady stream on skateboard clips, memes, and a little technology news. Not a stressful experience whatsoever. Delete that shit.

    pacificodrinkin August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • The disinformation was spread by the propaganda porn machine that is social media. Elections were bought by manipulating meta data to target engagement.

    raps.putin August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • So why not delete the retweet button?…. or add a “are you sure you want to retweet?” Screen lol

    jose_elizalde29 August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • Just remove it then. People won’t like it but it won’t physically hurt anyone

    juicyphoture August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • Then remove the “retweat” 🤔🤔🤔🤔? 🤔

    azza_lz August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • #GetOnGab

    mckenzieja August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • Twitter has some of the most brain dead people on there. The retweet button just spreads stupid information or “opinions”

    rcs3.7 August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply
  • They can always undo

    suhas5123 August 6, 2020 2:01 pm Reply

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