When the function is implemented, users of the bird's social network can choose topics such as sports teams, celebrities or television series
Twitter Try a new functionality, available for some Android users, which allows you to follow interests in the same way that you follow accounts. Those who do will see tweets about these interests of people who are not followed on their home page.
When the function is implemented, users can choose themes such as sports teams, celebrities or television series, according to the digital newspaper The Verge. Then, the company itself will choose which tweets are shown.
This process will be done automatically through machine learning, so people will not be involved in the healing of the content. In any case, it will not be the first time Twitter Try to show content from accounts that are not followed to improve the experience.
As representatives of the company explained to The Verge, for now they do not consider that any topic can be followed, something that could be exploited by disinformation campaigns. In the same way, it will be possible to silence topics just as words can now be silenced.
The company also tests a function to follow interests through lists, which would create different home pages, each with the selected content.
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