Elon Musk to Reveal Algorithms Twitter Uses to Recommend Content
Twitter owner Elon Musk announced that he will publicly share the algorithms that Twitter uses to recommend content in the coming weeks.
“Twitter will open source all code used to recommend tweets on March 31st,” Musk said in a March 17 tweet.
Social media algorithms can connect users with people they may know, groups, artists, events, or posts that may be interesting, and other personalized relevant content. But critics warn these algorithms can also be used to promote certain ideologies or viewpoints to the detriment of others.
Musk’s move to release the algorithms is unprecedented, as such algorithms are usually closely guarded trade secrets among their creators….