Depending on how clever you think you currently are or have been in years past on Twitter, you’ll appreciate knowing that you now have the ability to retweet or quote tweet yourself.
Twitter announced Tuesday — with a quote tweet of a Twitter tweet about retweeting from November 2009 — that users should pick an old favorite and give the new feature a try.
Now you can easily Retweet or Quote Tweet yourself with just a few taps. Pick an old favorite and give it a try! ? https://t.co/bUj4ezQNOJ
— Twitter (@Twitter) June 14, 2016
It makes us feel a little creepy to scroll our past tweets looking for something that we want to share all over again. “Remember that time I said THIS? Now you do!” But for the sake of testing what we’re writing about, let’s give this a shot.
Twitter testing: You can do this self retweet thing now. Woo! https://t.co/e2g4ZUYdSu
— Kurt Schlosser (@kslosh) June 14, 2016
Don’t abuse this privilege. You know those people on Facebook and Instagram who like their own posts “accidentally”? Yeah. Nobody likes them.