It’s not just you. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
As I was browsing Twitter.com this morning, I refreshed the page, and something jumped out at me: the font was different.
The change was minor — Twitter hadn’t suddenly switched to a serif font or anything like that. But a quick Twitter search showed that I wasn’t the only one who noticed the shift, and my co-workers did, too.
It’s unclear why Twitter changed the font, and the company didn’t immediately reply to a request for comment. (It has dissolved its press office, so I’m not expecting one.) And the company hasn’t posted anything on @TwitterSupport, where it’s shared a lot of recent product updates.
However, some have speculated that Twitter changed the font to make it easier to spot impersonators. Molly White, the author of Web3…
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