Twitter Turned Its Star Into a Heart. :’-(

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Twitter replaced its icon for favorites, the star, with a heart, to signify “likes.” Brooke talks to Emily Bell, a columnist at the Guardian and director of the Tow Centre for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, about how this seemingly superficial change is part of Twitter's larger strategy of monetizing and commodifying our emotions, and threatens to steer journalism towards the "loveable".

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