• Twitter makes it easier to avoid the annoying 'For You' tab

    3 days ago - By Engadget

    Don't worry if you hate Twitter's curated For You tab , as you now have a better way to avoid it. Twitter is updating its web and mobile apps to default to the timeline tab you last had open. If you close the app after looking at the chronological Following tab like a sensible human being, you'll see it again when you come back. The tab default is rolling out today on the web, and "coming soon" to the Android and iOS apps. This won't revert to the old "twinkle" button that saved space. It does let you stick to your preferred timeline, though. This could be particularly helpful if you want...
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  • Twitter for web will now stay on your preferred timeline

    Twitter for web will now stay on your preferred timeline

    3 days ago - By The Verge

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
    Twitter should now be less annoying about pushing its “For You” algorithmic timeline. The company announced that the web version will now remember which timeline you were using last and default to it when you open it again. The feature should also be coming to iOS and Android soon.
    The update brings back functionality that existed before the tab UI was introduced - there used to be a button that let you choose which version of the timeline you wanted to see. If you're the type of person who occasionally pops over to For You from Following or vice...
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