Elon Musk Reveals He Will Unveil Major Twitter Secret on March 31 — ‘We Hope to Earn Your Trust’
Elon Musk is making a massive move toward further transparency at Twitter, and other social media companies should take note.
On Friday, Musk took to Twitter to announce that “Twitter will open source all code used to recommend tweets on March 31st.”
This means that on March 31, Musk will reveal the source code for how the Twitter algorithm works.
Twitter will open source all code used to recommend tweets on March 31st
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 17, 2023
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In a follow-up tweet, Musk said that the current algorithm was “overly complex” and that the company would be working to simplify it. “People will discover many silly things,” he said, “but we’ll patch issues as soon as they’re found!”
He also added, “we hope to earn your trust.”
Our “algorithm” is overly complex & not fully understood internally. People will discover many silly things , but we’ll patch issues as soon as they’re found!
We’re developing a simplified a …