Moments ago, Twitter announced Project Retweet, a plan to make the retweet a natively-supported feature of the microblogging platform.
Retweeting, for those who are not familiar, is the practice of sharing interesting links and tweets on Twitter by adding “RT” plus the originator’s username at the start of the tweet (i.e. “RT @Mashable” or “RT @BenParr“). We explain retweets in-depth in HOW TO: Retweet on Twitter.
I’m not so sure I like this. Part of the charm of Twitter is the arcane hashtags and such.
It’s kind of like Morse code, but, you know, useful…