Twitter is testing little profile icons that show up in replies

CNET | 7/18/2019 | Carrie Mihalcik
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Twitter's running a new test to make it easier to follow conversations.

Twitter wants it to be easier for you to follow and join conversations on its platform. Part of that apparently is adding small icons to users' profile pictures in replies. Twitter on Thursday said it's testing icons instead of labels within replies.

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The icons appear toward the bottom right of users' profile pictures in replies. In the example shared by Twitter, one icon is the @ symbol, one is a microphone and one appears to be a person with a verified check. The tiny microphone appears to note replies from the original poster of a tweet, while the @...
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