Twitter for iOS now displays bookmarks on a Tweet: details
Twitter has started rolling out a bookmark count with the number of retweets, quotes and likes displayed on each tweet. The count will display the number of users who have bookmarked a particular tweet. However, the feature is only visible to users using Twitter for iOS devices. However, unlike the counts displayed for retweets, quotes and likes, clicking on bookmark counts will not reveal the names of active user accounts that have added the Tweet to their bookmark list.
The Elon Musk-owned social media platform announced the introduction of this new count display on Tweets displayed on iOS devices. do on its official Twitter support account. In a follow up thread, Twitter also said that the bookmark count feature, which allows users to rejoin Tweets and access them at any time, will remain a private function. This means that the number of bookmarks displayed on Tweets will only display the number of bookmarks a Tweet has received and not a list of user accounts that have bookmarked it.
Twitter, in a support page As for the newly introduced bookmark counts, it is mentioned that although the feature is currently limited to tweets viewed on iOS devices, the company plans to expand it to other platforms.
The social media company also confirmed that all users who view a tweet on an iOS device will be able to see the number of bookmarks, regardless of whether the user is the author or reader of the tweet.
Ever since the highly publicized acquisition of Twitter by billionaire Elon Musk, Twitter has been seen introducing, testing and even abandoning a number of new features, including the bookmarks feature that was introduced earlier in January this year. Musk did it before relaxed me The bookmark button will be ‘de facto silent like’, reiterating that bookmarks will remain private, where other users will not be able to see which tweets have been bookmarked by the user.
Twitter recently tweaked its feed algorithm on iOS and Android devices to display the last-used tabs when users close and reopen the app on their smartphones. In January, the Twitter app home page was split into two tabs: For You and Following. The For You tab shows Tweets suggested by the company’s algorithms, while the Following tab shows Tweets from accounts the user follows in chronological order. However, this feature was withdrawn from Twitter’s web interface.