San Francisco, March 19: Twitter boss Elon Musk has announced a new feature on the microblogging platform that will prioritise replies from people you follow, verified accounts, and unverified accounts in the coming weeks.
“In the coming weeks, Twitter will prioritise replies by — People you follow, Verified accounts, Unverified accounts,” Musk tweeted. “Verified accounts are 1000X harder to game by bot & troll armies. There is great wisdom to the old saying: ‘You get what you pay for’,” he added.Twitter To Soon Open Source All Code Used To Recommend Tweets on March 31, Says Elon Musk.
Twitter Will Prioritize Replies in Coming Weeks:
In the coming weeks, Twitter will prioritize replies by:
1. People you follow
2. Verified accounts
3. Unverified accounts
Verified accounts are 1000X harder to game by bot & troll armies.
There is great wisdom to the old saying: “You get what you pay for.”
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 18, 2023
Several users expressed their thoughts on Musk’s post. “Amazing. Thank you. Hope this fixes the engagement issues large accounts are dealing with. So excited to see what comes next,” a user tweeted.
“This is a good feature. Other than that, recently, when you like someone else’s post, the fact that you did it is no longer displayed. Is this also thanks to Elon?,” another user wrote. Meanwhile, Musk has said that the micro-blogging platform will open source all code used for recommending tweets on March 31.Twitter Announces iOS Users to Now See Bookmark Counts on Tweets.
He tweeted: “Twitter will open source all code used to recommend tweets on March 31.” “Our ‘algorithm’ is overly complex and not fully understood internally. People will discover many silly things, but we’ll patch issues as soon as they’re found!”
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