Casey Newton
+ Your AuthorsArchive @CaseyNewton I write The Interface. Get it by email: | [email protected] | instagram + snap: @crumbler May. 15, 2019 1 min read

Twitter loves to say that it’s fundamentally rethinking every aspect of the service, and then you drill down and its big idea is ... making it easier to access a user bio from a reply 

I like the twttr app. The people who are working on it are talented and hardworking. But what they’re working on is a gentle redesign — not a ‘rethinking’

Redesigns are good! And overdue, in Twitter’s case. But a true rethinking would involve, say, eliminating quote-tweets, or letting you tweet only to your followers, or letting only followers reply to your tweets. Not just threading replies

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