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Twitter to 'Enhance' Timelines with Tweets from People You Don't Follow- AFP

Like it or not --- here it comes --  

AFP

Twitter: You Like Seeing Tweets from People You Don't Follow, So Get Ready for More




Twitter said Friday it would start reconfiguring users’ timelines with “relevant” messages from people they haven’t bothered to follow at the service.

Based on a positive response from its tests, the popular one-to-many messaging service is inching toward the Facebook model of using software to “curate” what users see based on their interests or activities, Twitter said in a blog post.

"In many cases, the best Tweets come from people you already know, or know of," the San Francisco-based company said.

"But, there are times when you might miss out on Tweets we think you’d enjoy."

Twitter said the plan, which has drawn resistance from some users, remained a “timeline experiment” and might not make it to 100 percent of users.

It said, however, that for now, users would not be able to opt out of the feature...more

(Remember there is the Mute or Block Option, too.)

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