Tag Archive: Algorithm


YouTube’s infamous algorithm is now breaking the Subscription feed

What did chronological order ever do to you, YouTube?

From missing notifications to videos not showing up on the Home page, it’s becoming harder and harder for YouTubers to make sure their content is seen by their subscribers. A lot of this is due to an algorithm that YouTube uses to determine videos users want to see, and because we can’t have nice things, this is now making its way to the Subscription feed.

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Instagram rolls out its new feed algorithm for all users to put best posts on top

As promised earlier this year, Instagram is now rolling out a new feed algorithm to all of its users. It is supposed to put the posts that users want to see first on the social network on top of their feed.

Instagram tested this new post algorithm with a small portion of its users before this week’s rollout. In a blog post, it stated:

Over the past few months, we brought this new  [Read More…]

How to turn off Twitter’s ‘best Tweets first’ algorithm

Once upon a time, Twitter worked in the following way: Someone posted a tweet. Then someone else would tweet. Then you would see these tweets in your timeline, in the order they were sent. And because chronological order isn’t good enough for social services any more (too predictable and rigid and not as easily monetized, or something like that), Twitter is by default now showing you the “best tweets first.”

Whatever the hell that means.

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