Twitter has ditched the tainted profile egg


Twitter is getting rid of one of the most well-known bits of its visual identity: your default profile photo will no longer be an egg. Instead, it’s now an incredibly drab silhouette, like pretty much every other social network. But there’s a reason for the downgrade. Most notably, Twitter says some people kept the egg because they thought it was fun or cute, instead of uploading a photo that actually showed off something about their identity. Basically, the new photo is so boring people will practically be forced into changing it. That’s not just me saying that either – some quotes…

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