A new wave of user uproar from Twitter users still using the old interface has erupted tonight after Twitter indicated that the time for a forced upgrade to the new Twitter was drawing near.
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It would seem the warning text in Old Twitter has been changed to “You will automatically be upgraded to New Twitter very, very soon.” The small change — it’s merely the addition of the words ‘very, very’ appears to be the cause of thousands of #newtwitter complaints.
One user, perhaps overstating the popularity of her stance, said “Dear @twitter, #newtwitter leaves, or we leave.”
Most users have been using new Twitter with few complaints for the better part of a year. I’m a fan of the upgrade myself, which makes it easier to rapidly check on different sources of information and check out new users to follow from the side pane. I feel lost in clients that lack new Twitter’s ability to follow a conversation.
So, dear @twitter… #newtwitter stays, or we leave!