That Wail You Hear Echoing Across the Office Is Because Twitter Just Changed Faves to Likes

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Twitter is trading in its beloved "favorites" for "likes," meaning the cute stars you used to click in recognition of other people's mediocre content will be turned into corny-ass hearts.

"You might like a lot of things, but not everything can be your favorite," Twitter product manager Akarshan Kumar told Mashable. "The heart, in contrast, is a universal symbol that resonates across languages, cultures, and time zones. The heart is more expressive, enabling you to convey a range of emotions and easily connect with people. And in our tests, we found that people loved it."

That is a statement I would not fave.

Twitter users took the change in stride. Haha nah.

One question remains: If we can no longer fave each other's tweets, how will we flirt?