The circle of decisions on Twitter is complete. The social network will finally stop forcing its “For You” algorithmic timeline on users on iOS and Android. Twitter said apps will remember your timeline choice when you close them.
Essentially, if you were looking at the “Forward” timeline when exiting the app, you won’t be forced to return to the algorithmic timeline when you open Twitter again. The company rolled out this update to the web last month, and now it’s pushing it to the latest versions of the Twitter mobile apps.
The Elon Musk-led company began pushing the “For You” algorithmic timeline last month by making it the default stream on iOS. Later, it also brought the dual timeline view to Android and the web.
Many users were unhappy that there was no way to make the timeline the default, as Twitter pushed them back to the “For You” timeline when refreshing or updating. reopening the app. The latest update fixes this issue, but the dual timeline view is here to stay.
Prior to this, Twitter had a star button that let you easily switch between a chronological or algorithmic timeline.
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