For our part, we say, Good Riddance! Here are some reasons why:
- Karissa Bell, “Why Facebook and Instagram [and Twitter] should kill the like button,” via Mashable.
- Liraz Margalit, “Our obsession with ‘like’ (part 1),” via Psychology Today.
- James Somers, “The like button ruined the Internet,” via The Atlantic.
But if Twitter were to decide to remove its heart-shaped like button, how would its algorithms work?