Twitter is adding content to your timeline from people you don't follow whether you like it or not

By Shawn Knight ยท 7 replies
Aug 20, 2014
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  1. Twitter is pretty straightforward in that you only see tweets, retweets and promoted tweets from people you follow. Or at least that used to be the case.

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  2. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,741   +3,758

    This has been happening for a while. If I didn't use Twitter to keep up on a few people I know, I would have dumped the service a while ago.
     
  3. This works great on Google+ because of everything Google knows about me from other applications such as Chrome, but I don't think it'll work so well with Twitter.
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I wonder what content they're gonna add to my empty timeline... I only reason I have a Twitter account is to make signing in to sites like this quicker, it's the only thing I think it's useful for.
     
  5. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    Remember the tiki room at disneyland/world? Let's all sing like the birdies sing, tweet tweet tweet tweet tweet. Time travel.
     
  6. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,037   +2,558

    Really? So then, "Skidmarksdeluxe" ********* is too much work?:confused:
     
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2014
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Uh-huh
     
  8. Actually instead of going through a full registration process (Filling forms, giving away your "real" email, filling a password, going to the "real" email to click on a link, etc). Its better to just have that twitter account logged in your computer and just click "log in with twitter".. 1 button > Forms + Email
     

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