Elon Musk has stated that the code for the tweet recommendation system will be made public.

On Friday, Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter, announced that the social media platform will soon disclose the long-secret algorithm used to recommend tweets to the public.

Musk tweeted that the code used to generate post recommendations for users will become “open source” by the end of March.

Musk tweeted that Twitter will be open sourcing all the code used for recommending tweets on March 31st.

In addition, Musk stated that the “algorithm” used for tweet recommendations is overly complex and not entirely comprehended by the internal team. He also mentioned that the code’s complexity could lead to the discovery of many frivolous things, which they will address as soon as possible. Moreover, he noted that they are developing a more straightforward method for delivering compelling tweets, but it is still a work in progress. This too will be made open source.

According to Musk, the initial stage of unveiling code transparency might be uncomfortable, but it’s expected to bring about quick enhancements in recommendation accuracy. Above all, the objective is to gain your trust.

In October, following billionaire Musk’s assumption of control over Twitter, the micro-blogging platform experienced numerous outages, underwent significant staff reductions, and faced severed connections with advertisers due to insufficient content moderation.

Nonetheless, Twitter remains unparalleled as no prominent substitute has materialized, compelling politicians, world leaders, and celebrities to utilize the platform for their communications.

In the meantime, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has disclosed that they are presently developing a novel social media network centered on “text sharing.”

Meta conveyed in a brief email declaration that they are investigating the possibility of establishing an autonomous and decentralized social network for exchanging textual updates.

The statement went on to assert, “We are of the opinion that there exists an opening for a distinct domain where creators and notable figures can communicate up-to-the-minute information about their areas of interest.”

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