Users were not able to load new tweets on the website and app. However later it got fixed. This is the second time in almost a week that Twitter has been down.
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Microblogging site Twitter was down for many users across the world on Thursday. Users were not able to load new tweets on the website and app. However later it got fixed. This is the second time in almost a week that Twitter has been down. Earlier on Friday last week, Twitter (Twitter) was down, although it was not completely down. While some people faced problems in using Twitter, some people were able to use Twitter easily. down detector (Down DetectorAccording to ) the Twitter server was down for about an hour in many parts of the world including India and America. At the same time, Twitter later said that the timeline (Timelines) has been fixed and a technical bug preventing Tweets from being posted has been fixed.
Recently Twitter has introduced a new downvote button, which when clicked turns orange. Twitter has started rolling out the downvote feature globally, so it will now be visible to everyone. This feature was earlier available for a select group of users and is now being made available to global viewers. The company says that so far this experimental feature has got a positive response and has helped the company understand the content that people want to see on this platform. Twitter first started the downvote trial with web users in 2021 and the microblogging site is now planning to roll it out to iOS and Android users as well.
Initially, Twitter showed different types of downvoting. It offered both upvote and downvote buttons to check which content is most liked by the users. Some trials were also shown thumbs up and thumbs down buttons. Experiments showed that most people used the downvote button when they found a tweet objectionable or irrelevant.
Twitter will not show downvote count on tweets
However, Twitter has confirmed that it will not show the downvote count on the tweets and the data will be used by the platform to improve the user experience. YouTube recently took a similar initiative and began hiding public dislike counts on videos on its site to prevent dislike attacks or harassment from smaller creators. The company said that this will promote good interaction between viewers and creators.
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