Kanye West criticises Twitter’s Follower & Like Count // CEO May Change it
The influence that Kanye West has on society and culture is indisputable at this point. Earlier today, West shared his thoughts on how society values follower counts on social media.
we should be able to participate in social media without having to show how many followers or likes we have. Just like how we can turn off the comments we should be able to turn off the display of followers. This has an intense negative impact on our self worth.
— ye (@kanyewest) September 20, 2018
Shortly afterward, the CEO Jack Dorsey replied to West’s statement in a text conversation. He describes how the company has already been looking at ways to fix follower counts and likes:
“We’ve been thinking deeply about the follower and like counts, and what that incentivizes. We want to change…”
Have a look at the full interaction below.
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