Should Twitter kill the like button?

For our part, we say, Good Riddance! Here are some reasons why:

  1. Karissa Bell, “Why Facebook and Instagram [and Twitter] should kill the like button,” via Mashable.
  2. Liraz Margalit, “Our obsession with ‘like’ (part 1),” via Psychology Today.
  3. 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?

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About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.
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