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Twitter Will Drop Device Labels, So Samsung Can Safely Use iPhones to Tweet

It’s almost like he wants everybody to leave. Elon Musk, the new Twitter owner, has announced another controversial change for the service, this time claiming nobody was interested in it in the first place.

Musk said on Twitter that the service will drop the device labels from the platform, which means that users will no longer be able to see what device has been posted to post a specific message.

The “Twitter for iPhone” and “Twitter for Android” tags are pretty common labels, and while Musk claims they are just a waste of screen space, history proves otherwise.

The device labels have been used by netizens to notice all kinds of blunders, including Samsung posting messages on Twitter using… iPhones. Such mistakes typically went viral almost immediately, so after Tw… (read more)

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