Twitter’s new For You page angers its users

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The social media platform now defaults to a layout somewhat like TikTok and users don’t like it. Twitter users are beginning to see a new algorithmically driven For You page style feed similar to the design that TikTok presents upon initially opening the application. Users of the platform have been quite outspoken over their dislike of the new format. The new For You page is a feed of the tweets made by other users that are followed, in combination with tweets from other accounts that are suggested by the platform’s…

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Twitter takeover to go forward after all, suggests Elon Musk

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As the social media platform’s court date against the Tesla CEO approaches, he’s changed tacks. Technology news reports are showing that billionaire Elon Musk has changed his mind about backing out on his Twitter takeover and now intends to go ahead with it. The social media company’s shares spiked by 12.7 percent on the news of Musk’s decision. When Musk made an offer to purchase the San Francisco-based company for $54.20 per share, share prices immediately took off by nearly 13 percent, reaching $47.95 before the trading was stopped. Elon…

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Twitter Blue edit button testing to begin among certain subscribers

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The paid social media subscription service has only launched in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The new Twitter Blue edit button was announced last week and paid subscribers in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will start being tested as early as the end of this month. The new feature will make it possible for users to ad or remove tags, edit tweets or reorder attached media. The Twitter Blue edit button will allow those changes to be made “a few times” within a half hour of…

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New Twitter status feature for individual tweets is being tested

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The social media platform is testing another feature similar to old MySpace and LiveJournal statuses. A new Twitter status is being tested to allow users to tag posts with pre-created labels, not unlike the way old MySpace and LiveJournal platforms used to make available. A number of users have been reporting that they were able to use the new feature with an emoji. TechCrunch and MacRumors both reported that they had been hearing from users that were able to display a Twitter status represented by an accompanying emoji. The social…

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