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New Twitter update rips off TikTok’s ‘For you’ page

After beforehand being an iOS-only feature, the brand new For You tab on Twitter is now available on desktop. At present, it’s nonetheless not showing on the Android app. You can learn the unique report below explaining the feature.

Twitter continues to undergo changes, and the newest brings a brand new tab that’s very reminiscent of TikTok.

Announced this week, a brand new ‘For You’ tab is rolling out to Twitter customers on iOS. Essentially, that’s an algorithmic feed that makes an attempt to floor related content material for you.

It is not chronological, and whereas it sometimes shows tweets from people you follow, many tweets will be from different accounts.

If you prefer a extra structured model of Twitter, you’ll want to swipe over to the ‘Following’ tab. At present, the iOS app always defaults to the ‘For You’ web page when you first launch it.

This reminds us of a similar feature the corporate rolled out a year ago. It additionally auto-defaulted to an algorithmic feed. It solely took days for Twitter to revert the changes after mass criticism.

And the brand new feature is already assembly similar criticism from users.

Time will inform if this new interplay of the feature stays or if Twitter and Elon Musk will roll this again as well.

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