Twitter has launched email notifications for retweets and “@” replies. This is a good thing. I’m sure some people are annoyed that Twitter automatically opt-d them in for the notifications, but all in all this is a positive new piece of functionality.
My question is, how did Twitter NOT have this before? How are we just now getting this piece of functionality when every other social network on the planet has had to have it at launch or soon after?
Sometimes it’s really hard to believe how popular Twitter is, especially given all of it’s early stumbles and it’s shortcomings.