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Twitter tests an UNFOLLOW list that suggests who you should ditch from your timeline

Twitter tests an UNFOLLOW list that suggests who you should ditch from your timeline

The feature is designed to help users remove accounts from their timeline they rarely interact with, creating a ‘more relevant’ experience, according to Twitter.

It was tested by the social media giant last week on a small batch of users.

The test lasted just a few days, and has now concluded, Twitter confirmed.

The ‘unfollow list’ is the latest in a slew of changes made by Twitter is order to improve users’ experience with the social network, which has seen the firm roll-out new features designed to combat abuse, and stop the spread of fake accounts.

During the small trial last week, which was uncovered on Twitter by user Matt Navarra, the unfollow tool appeared on users’ homepage alongside a button labelled with the phrase ‘control what’s happening here’.

A subheading read: ‘You can improve your timeline by reviewing some accounts you may not need to follow’.

Tapping the button took users to a list of accounts they rarely engaged with.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6113749/Twitter-tests-UNFOLLOW-list-suggests-cull-timeline.html

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