In a further step, Twitter says it will now remember the feed — the algorithm is chronologically “for you” or “following” — that its users have chosen on the web. This change will give relief to many who complained that the social network showed them the algorithmic timeline by default every time they visited the service.
The move is the latest in a series of changes Twitter has made to its implementation of the dual timeline in recent days. made for the first time Algorithmic default timeline on iOS earlier this month. On the web, things are a little more confusing.
- January 13: Twitter rolled out the dual timeline update on the web but at that time the social network was remembering your choice.
- January 20: The company made the “For You” feed the default on the web when users opened Twitter in a tab or refreshed a page.
- January 24: Now, Twitter remembers your choices again. world peace.
Twitter has also added that a similar update will be rolling out to the Twitter iOS and Android apps. So soon there will be no algorithmic timeline as default on mobile apps either.
Many Twitter power users who have used third-party Twitter apps have never had to deal with the algorithmic timeline. But now that Elon Musk & co. You have Kill third party apps by making Changes to API rulesUsers have no choice but to use the official Twitter app or website.
This week’s movement is part of the growing dossier of reversed decisions under Musk’s leadership. file includes The newly launched Twitter Blue pulled back in November And remove terms that blocked users from Posting links to other social media profiles in December.