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Here’s some news you probably won’t like: Twitter is reportedly removing the ‘like’ button.

The announcement (per Telegraph) was made by founder Jack Dorsey, who announced the news during a Twitter event, sharing that he “was not a fan of the heart-shaped button,” and that the company had plans of removing it “soon.”

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The ‘like’ button was created back in 2015, where it served as a replacement to a similar-function, the ‘favorite’ button. Both functions shared the same purpose, where users can still interact with a tweet but not have it shown as publically as retweeting or commenting.

As Mashable points out, this isn’t the first time Dorsey has talked about his dislike of the Twitter function. Speaking at the WIRED25 summit, he echoed a similar sentiment, saying:

“We have a big like button with a heart on it and we’re incentivizing people to want it to go up,” Dorsey said. “Is that the right thing? Versus contributing to the public conversation or a healthy conversation? How do we incentivize healthy conversation?”

Of course, people had some opinions about the latest Twitter news:

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