We all know that Kevin Durant is one of the best superstars in the league. Thus far, he has been putting up insane numbers, averaging 28.5 PPG, 10.2 RPG, and 5.3 APG. It’s clear that he’s continued his exploits on the court.
Outside of the court though, Kevin Durant is known by NBA fans for being an avid social media user, in particular favoring the use of Twitter to express himself. Recently, he posted a Twitter message that confused many fans and left them speculating on what he meant by it. The message was a one-word Tweet: “Oops”.
It’s unclear what exactly Kevin Durant meant by the Tweet. However, he did recently get fined $25,000 for throwing the ball into the stands during the Brooklyn Nets’ recent game against the Indiana Pacers, so perhaps he’s just referring to the money he lost with his actions. That action drew criticisms from a lot of people. Their number included Pacers coach Rick Carlisle, who was “shocked” that Kevin Durant didn’t get ejected after what he did.
Aside from Kevin Durant’s appeal as a superstar basketball player, he’s also fairly relatable for a lot of young people due to his social media use. He is one of the players that does interact with various fans on social media, often sharing his opinions on trending NBA topics. That has endeared him to a lot of fans, who appreciate the fact that he is willing to Tweet and post just like the rest of us.
While some have criticized Kevin Durant for using Twitter excessively in the past, there’s no doubt that it’s refreshing to see a player that is willing to express their opinions on Twitter and roast their haters. Hopefully, we continue seeing more of that, and perhaps we’ll see more athletes interact with fans on Twitter in the future.
Twitter likely to roll out ‘Reactions’ feature soon
After unveiling several features this year, micro-blogging site Twitter is reportedly readying new features, including Reactions, Downvotes and Sorted Replies for iOS users.
According to reverse engineer Nima Owji, the Reactions feature, which started being tested a couple of months ago, is set to launch soon, reports 9To5Mac.
With four new reactions, “tears of joy,” “thinking face,” “clapping hands” and “crying face,” this feature is designed to give users the ability to better show how conversations make them feel and to give users “a better understanding of how their Tweets are received”.
Citing the reverse engineer, the report also mentioned that the micro-blogging site is now able to store data about the downvotes feature, which is another indicator that this function will be released sooner rather than later.
The report also notes that the company changed the downvote position as well. It has even added a new tab explaining how downvotes work.
This month, the company has rolled out its in-app tipping feature to all Android users above the age of 18, following the iOS launch in September.
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Twitter Investigating Bug Causing Unexpected Logouts on iOS 15
Posts on Twitter over the last several hours have shown users experiencing the bug, with some sharing frustrations that the app is requiring them to log back into Twitter upon every app launch. While some of the reports lack the specificity that the bug is happening on iOS devices, it seems likely to be the case following the acknowledgment from Twitter itself.
WHY IS TWITTER LOGGING ME OUT OF ALL OF MY ACCS???? I HAVE 8 TWITTER ACCS AND DO YOU KNOW HOW HAED TO LOG IN ALL OF THEM???????? IVE BEEN DOING IT 2 TIME ALREADY SINCE OCTOBER
— kyle (@leeknowonIyfans) November 24, 2021
I almost got a heart attack when I tried to get in my Twitter and it wanted me to log in?? I never logged out 😭😩😭
— Enny Does It All❤ (@Queen_Enny19) November 24, 2021
Users impacted by the bug are advised to ensure they’re running the latest Twitter version from the App Store and monitor the company’s support account for updates.
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