Twitter Gains Unique 'Like' Animation for Today's Apple Event

Twitter has added a unique "like" animation for Apple's "California streaming" event set to take place later on Tuesday.


The brief animation reflects the luminescent Apple logo graphics used to promote the Apple event, before turning round and changing into the typical love heart.

Apple began using unique Twitter "like" animations to promote its events last year, with the first occasion being for 2020's September "Time Flies" event.

Once again, Apple has also used a custom Twitter hashtag with its logo for the "California streaming" event, just as it did for its "Spring Loaded" event in April, and for WWDC in June.

The event is expected to headline the ‌iPhone 13‌, Apple Watch Series 7, and possibly the third-generation AirPods. MacRumors will have in-depth coverage of Apple's event, including a live blog on our website and tweets via @MacRumorsLive on Twitter.

Top Rated Comments

LFC2020 Avatar
14 months ago
Is there meant to be a hidden message in this pic? Always on display? ???
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
miketcool Avatar
14 months ago
We know Apple did away with the glowing logo to save space on thinner more powerful laptops. With the mini-LED tech, is this icon hinting at an outlined return with their new tech?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
14 months ago

Is there meant to be a hidden message in this pic? Always on display? ???
What if Apple is bringing back flashing Apple Logo into the back of the iPhone?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LFC2020 Avatar
14 months ago

What if Apple is bringing back flashing Apple Logo into the back of the iPhone?
You could be onto something here ? we’re probably both wrong though ?‍♂️?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LFC2020 Avatar
14 months ago

Haha, probably.

Love your picture. That’s so dope!
Question is, sleep early if I can ?‍♂️? watch the event live at 3am, or watch the replay. ???
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
14 months ago

Question is, sleep early if I can ?‍♂️? watch the event live at 3am, or watch the replay. ???
Dang 3am??? I can’t even go to sleep and I have to be up in 5 hours, smh!
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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