Twitter Drops Its Egg, The Unintended Avatar Of Harassment – NPR

Since 2010, the default avatar on Twitter has been an egg. The idea apparently was that a new user was like a gestating bird, soon to make its first tweet. It was designed to be playful and cute. But over time, Twitter’s eggs came to symbolize …
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