Elon Musk, who has made an offer for Twitter, Inc. on Sunday engaged in a conversation on the platform regarding de-boosting.
When Cleantechnica writer Johnna Crider inquired on Twitter why the platform is de-boosting many of Musk’s supporters when they reply to him, the Tesla, Inc. CEO reasoned that it could be due to the algorithm that is “not exactly genius,” as opposed by intentional de-boosting by people.
I suspect that this is because the “algorithm” is not exactly genius vs intentional deboosting by people
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 29, 2022
Reply de-boosting suggests that replies to tweets are hidden behind a “Show More” button for accounts that do not follow the person who replied. Sometimes the entire social communities may be de-boosted, making it possible to interact only with each other…. » Read full article