Twitter just lately rolled out a characteristic that enables customers to see a real-time measurement of engagement on their tweets. Or in order that was the intension.
Now, Musk has tweeted that Twitter will “tidy up the esthetics & add a setting to show it off, however I believe everybody will develop to love it.”
The characteristic was launched on Dec. 22, with Musk saying that it could make Twitter extra “alive” than it was beforehand. He added that whereas likes and retweets are extra public-facing, views are passive.
Some did like this characteristic, akin to Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, who responded, “Great. Much better metric.”
However others weren’t so forgiving, with some Twitter customers referring to it as useless and unhealthy. One person known as it “too messy,” which prompted Musk’s response about including a setting to show it off.
As of Dec. 27, there nonetheless is not a option to disable the characteristic.
Which tweets present view counts?
Just about all tweets present view counts with three exceptions, according to the Twitter Help Center:
Twitter Circle tweets