Twitter’s decision to remove share count does not go down well

A recent move by Microblog Twitter has started earning it brickbats from the Online world. Sometime in Oct, it had announced that it would be pulling out the “Twitter Share” count from its newly-released ‘Tweet’ buttons. But as the reports show below, that seems to have raised the hackles of many Online.

Disappearing Act: Twitter Pulls Share Counts From Tweet … – Marketing Land Nov 25, 2015 

The removal of share counts, which Twitter announced in October and executed last week, surprises and frustrates some publishers.

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Twitter kills share counts, hands end of dirty stick to distributors – Search Engine Watch Nov 23, 2015 

A couple of months ago, Twitter revealed that it was going to release new-look ‘tweet’ buttons with the share counts removed.

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Twitter kills-off social proof | Webdesigner Depot Nov 25, 2015 

You might have noticed in the last few days, that social share buttons on Webdesigner Depot, and across the Web, look a little different. Twitter has finally.

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