If you’ve been scrolling through your Twitter feed lately, you might have noticed some changes happening. Two of the most noticeable changes are the absence of retweet labels and the Doge icon replacing the bird logo.

Many users have reported seeing unlabeled retweets from people they don’t follow, making it difficult to distinguish them from original tweets. However, the label reappears when you click on the tweet or try to reply to it. This change seems to have affected only the web version of Twitter, as the labels still appear on the iOS and Android apps, and TweetDeck.

On the other hand, the appearance of the Doge icon has been noticed on the loading screen and in the upper left corner of the web UI. This change seems to be intentional, and many speculate it may be related to Elon Musk’s enthusiasm for the Dogecoin cryptocurrency. Some users have even reported an increase in the value of Doge since the icon appeared on Twitter.

It’s unclear whether these changes are intentional or the result of a bug. However, it’s worth noting that Musk, who has been vocal about his support for Dogecoin, is currently facing a lawsuit by investors claiming that he is involved in a crypto pyramid scheme through Dogecoin.

Twitter has been known to experiment with new features, and some changes have been met with backlash from users. Last week, Twitter rolled out a change that stopped showing what tweets people were replying to, which many users found frustrating. The change was eventually rolled back, but it’s uncertain whether it was due to a bug or an unpopular policy decision.

As of now, Twitter has not commented on the recent changes, and Musk has not tweeted about the retweet labels or Doge icon. With Twitter’s press email responding with a poop emoji to requests for comment, it’s anyone’s guess what the future holds for these changes.

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