We hope you like what you see on Twitter and Vine today: hearts!

We are changing our star icon for favorites to a heart and we値l be calling them likes. We want to make Twitter easier and more rewarding to use, and we know that at times the star could be confusing, especially to newcomers. You might like a lot of things, but not everything can be your favorite.

The heart, in contrast, is a universal symbol that resonates across languages, cultures, and time zones. The heart is more expressive, enabling you to convey a range of emotions and easily connect with people. And in our tests, we found that people loved it.

You致e embraced hearts in a big way on Periscope, and we池e delighted to bring them to Twitter and Vine, making them the common language for our global community.

Starting today, you値l see hearts on Twitter for iOS and Android, twitter.com, TweetDeck, Twitter for Windows 10, and on Tweets across the Internet, as well as on the Vine Android app and website. You値l see them soon on Vine for iOS and Twitter for Mac. Tap the heart and see what happens!


Source: Hearts on Twitter | Twitter Blogs