In an obvious try to deal with bot accounts and spam that crowd its service, Twitter declared this week that it is altering its regulations to let consumers to follow up almost 400 accounts daily. The modifications marks a significant drop from the earlier limit, which permitted almost 1,000 follows daily, although still permits for more following as compared to the average human consumer is expected to do in a single day.
“As a fraction of our promise to build a healthy platform, we stay aimed at stopping abuse and spam on Twitter,” a Twitter spokesperson claimed to the media in an interview. “We discovered that having a high rate of daily follow added to follower stir, and consequently, we are lowering the daily rate limit to follow to 400 from 1,000.”
Follower churn, as per help center of Twitter, is the procedure of unfollowing and following accounts. The procedure is conducted to get the attention of consumers and attempt to get users to follow back to pump up follower count of a user. The rule modification is just the newest in effort by Twitter to slash back on the capabilities of bots and spam accounts.
On a related note, while Twitter has had a dark mode since 2016 on mobile, the functionality has been missing something important: a dark color scheme. Till now, Dark Mode on Twitter was only a gray-and-blue UI, developed to place less stress on your eyes. But now the firm is including more alternatives to its app on iOS. Not only will you receive a black-colored, true dark mode dubbed as Lights Out, but also you can begin setting up your handset to automatically turn on the functionality. Android consumers got that choice way back in 2017, and Twitter is finally branching it out.