Slate: Twitter Made a Small Change to How It Shows Retweets. That’s Bad News for Bots.

Slate: Twitter Made a Small Change to How It Shows Retweets. That’s Bad News for Bots.. “Without any fanfare, Twitter rolled out a new feature globally on Tuesday that changes the way tweets look when embedded on other websites, like in news stories. Now, instead of showing how many times a tweet has been retweeted, the company is displaying a new metric that includes a combination of replies and retweets that shows how many ‘people are talking about this.’ It’s a change the company confirmed to Slate on Tuesday evening, but has not yet announced publicly.”

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