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Posts Tagged ‘discover tab’

Now BlackBerry Users Can ‘Connect’ On Twitter Like The Rest Of Us

If you’re one of the BlackBerry true believers, with a baggy full of track ball replacements to prove it, you’ll be THRILLED by this new announcement from Twitter. (The rest of you can skip it.)

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Twitter Changes Discover Tab

Twitter underwent a redesign in December of 2011, bringing (among other things), the Discover tab.

And today it updated this tab to bring more real-time results your way.

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Twitter Now Offering Weekly Summary Email

As we predicted last month (well, as Josh Davis of LL Social predicted and shared with us), it appears Twitter has found a use for Summify, the popular social media summary tool it acquired in January of this year.
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Twitter’s Redesigned Discover Tab Is Watching You

Twitter announced today that it has “improved personalization algorithms and real-time indexing.” What does this mean? Twitter is making search more personalized (just like Google).
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The Twitter Discover Tab: For Suggestions That Aren’t Useful Or Entertaining, ‘Customized’ For You

Back in December Twitter unveiled a major redesign of Twitter.com, which not only included a complete overhaul of the user interface, but also a change to the menu navigation, and a brand-new feature: the Discover tab.

Using a fiendishly clever mathematical algorithm developed by the finest of minds, the Discover tab promised to let users “tap into a stream of useful and entertaining information, customized just for you”.

If only that were true. Because, from where I’m sitting, Discover not only isn’t customized, it also isn’t useful and it isn’t entertaining. Instead, it’s The Emperor’s New Clothes of Twitter features – by all accounts, not much more than a randomly-generated list of popular news stories and trending topics, and a waste of everybody’s time.

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