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The new Poll feature on Twitter
After some dismal employee lay-off announcement recently, Twitter has stepped up its game once again with the addition of the Poll feature where you can ask a question and have your followers choose one of two answers over the course of 24 hours. Here’s a poll I put out yesterday and the results so far:
Yesterday, the Twitterverse was up in arms (or else, heart-ing like crazy) about the switch from the star icon to a heart, which you would use to indicate a “Favourite” tweet. I primarily used the feature to bookmark tweets that I’d like to read later, but perhaps this now favours those using Favourites as an indication of pleasure (like the thumb-up on Facebook).
Both features indicate an even more likeness to Facebook.
What are your thoughts on the new features, if any?