Favorites Stories November 3, 2015

Earlier today, Twitter ditched favoriting tweets in favor of liking them, and in turn replaced the social network’s beloved star icon with an adorable heart. This change is of course — as with every change that comes to pretty much every social network, ever — very controversial, with many arguing that it’s simply a lazy move. Many say that it’s simply more evidence of Twitter’s problems in a world where its main competitor is now moving beyond likes to reactions that are more complex.

But if you use Google Chrome, and statistics says that you probably do, favorites don’t have to be completely dead quite yet. Thanks to a new Chrome extension called “Fav Forever,” you can keep those stars around as long as you want… expand full story

Favorites Stories January 15, 2014

Gmail now lets you star Google Contacts that sync w/ Android Favorites

Google just announced a nice new feature for Gmail users that will make it easier to keep track of contacts across devices. The same way Gmail allows users to add emails to a “starred” list for easy access, you can now do the same for Google Contacts from with in Gmail on the desktop or mobile devices. Android users also get the added benefit of having starred contacts sync with the Favorites section for contacts on their Android device.

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