Updated: September 16, 2020 10:59:13 am
As tech lovers around the world prepared for the ‘Time Flies’ event organised by Apple on Tuesday night, Twitter introduced a new feature: a unique animation for likes on tweets that featured the hashtag #AppleEvent.
The like button swirls into a colourful heart when someone likes a tweet with the hashtag #AppleEvent. After several Twitter users posted about how it worked many started liking and even re-liking tweets with the hashtag to see the animation. However, this was restricted to the Twitter app on iOS devices manufactured by Apple.
This didn’t go down well with Android users who couldn’t see the animation on their devices. However, it is visible on desktops or laptops.
— Joe Clark (@joedclark92) September 15, 2020
People began sharing memes and jokes about this new feature:
— Vodafone UK (@VodafoneUK) September 15, 2020
#AppleEvent hit the like button on this tweet and that’s how my heart feels when you guys show me so much love ❤️
— ARMAAN MALIK (@ArmaanMalik22) September 15, 2020
— Brown boy (@hahaaHamas) September 15, 2020
— Professor (@GoStudyMuzzamil) September 15, 2020
— Gujrati Chhokro (@pubgkadeewana) September 15, 2020
21 yr old me liking and unliking tweets to see apple animation 😌 : pic.twitter.com/Sb6y2ydent
— 👑sι͏ᴠα 👑 (@sivatwtz) September 15, 2020
Apple users when they hit the like button and see the animation pic.twitter.com/FsrtNr9rhP
— Kathiana (@iconkathiana) September 15, 2020
— adrian (@crushauftyler) September 15, 2020
— More like Chiller.😌💨am I ri8 or w8 lads&lassies (@schiller1010) September 15, 2020
Gareeb Android Users like Me : pic.twitter.com/FYqFunbWcI
— s н ΞЯ ʟ ๏ c к 💛 (@QuirkyHumour) September 15, 2020
— Aidan (@awizardharreh) September 15, 2020
— आह्म ब्रह्मास्मि (@aahmm_brahmasmI) September 15, 2020
Everyone is talking about like button
— Subhajit Dey (@iamsubhajitdey) September 15, 2020
— Sanj bb// Diti stan✨ (@sedboihourss) September 15, 2020
— Abdur Rahman Khatri (@arahman09) September 15, 2020
— Sudhanshu (@whoshud) September 15, 2020
*Android users try to see the ‘Like Animation’
*Meanwhile IOS users: pic.twitter.com/DLVNdEybek
— Ankit(Blue Tick) (@Arre_Yaar_Ankit) September 15, 2020
iPhone user:- Bro like daba ke dekh heart kaise pop-up hoega.
Android user me:- pic.twitter.com/kIv1KqSn5t
— J.Rajpal (@certifiedhumour) September 15, 2020
— Victor Kagarama (@VictorKagarama) September 15, 2020
This is the second major Apple event this year after WWDC 2020, which was held in June. The tech giant is expected to announce a new iPad, Watch Series 6, cheaper Apple Watch, AirTags, and One Services bundle at the event.
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