The talk of these changes comes at a time where Twitter is rethinking how its platform lends credibility and influence to different people online. It recently removed the number of retweets a tweet gets when they’re posted outside of the platform, such as in a news story, replacing it with the number of “people are talking about this.” Dorsey has spoken often about how echo chambers form on his platform, insulating users from realistic depictions of political opponents while reinforcing their own beliefs.

“The most important thing that we can do is we look at the incentives that we’re building into our product,” Dorsey recently told the Washington Post. “Because they do express a point of view of what we want people to do—and I don’t think they are correct anymore.”

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