Today is Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

The pesky “like” and “retweet” buttons that domineer popularity on Twitter will reportedly just be retweets soon. 

Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter, explained at an event last week that he would like to get rid of the like feature soon. In fact, he was never a fan of the heart-shaped button. At the WIRED25 Summit, Dorsey also showcased his dislike with the function.

“Is that the right thing? Versus contributing the the public conversation or a healthy conversation? How do we incentivise healthy conversation?” Dorsey said. 

The reported change-up comes just months after Twitter unearthed the bookmarking feature, which allows users to privately save tweets they are fans of. In response to the initial claims by the Telegraph, the Twitter Communications team took to the platform to reply:

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News from The Post:

A Stronger Together rally was held Monday in light of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. (The Post)

Columbus- and OU-native band Clubhouse released new music.The Post talked to a member of the band. (The Post)

Here’s what’s coming and going on Netflix in November (The Post)

Scores and Game Times:

Here’s how Ohio field hockey performed over the weekend (The Post)

Frank Solich held his weekly press conference Monday. Here’s how Ohio football is looking heading into its game against Western Michigan (The Post)

Athens Weather

The day will be mostly sunny with no chance of rain and a high of 63 degrees. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)

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