A sour chirp

November 3, 2015
The Twitter logo is shown on smartphone in front of a displayed stock graph in central Bosnian town of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in this April 29, 2015 photo illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The Twitter logo is shown on smartphone in front of a displayed stock graph in central Bosnian town of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in this April 29, 2015 photo illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

It’s a change only a mother could <3.

Twitter, in a purported effort to be more user-friendly, has replaced its famed “favorite” button (the iconic star symbol) with a heart-shaped symbol called “like.” The online reaction was robust — and not in a good way. (Mashable has a roundup of the best tweets responding to the “blasphemous” new design here.)

As far as we’re concerned, you can fave, heart or otherwise cheer on FYI at any time. And read on for more news you might have missed:

 

What would the Founding Fathers think!?

The United States announces plans to let some British travelers eschew customs and passport lines at airports.

 

Speak softly and carry a big handbag

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s iconic handbags (and dubious instruments of enforcement) go up for auction.

 

O ye, of little faith

Americans growing less religious according to a new poll, with younger Americans leading the secular charge.

 

Video: Yea, but trying finding something to wear that with

Victoria’s Secret unveils its annual “Fantasy” bra, adorned with over 6,500 gems and valued at $2 million.

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