Last week, the people of Twitter were upset about a lot of things. But mostly they were upset about Twitter.
So Long, @ Replies!
What Happened: Twitter decided to change the way it worked this week. As you might expect, Twitter users were thrilled. Wait. Is that the word we’re looking for?
Where It Blew Up: Twitter, media reports
What Really Happened: On Thursday, Twitter announced a change in the way its reply functionality worked, which takes the “@[name]” out of the body of the actual tweet, allowing for more space for the message.
Quick, no one tell them that Twitter is also killing off the egg.
The Takeaway: Saying “Please don’t @ me” in your bio just got significantly less cool.
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