Instagram to personalize the news feed with an algorithm based on users preference

By March 16th, 2016 AT 6:19 PM

Do you use Instagram? If yes, then you are soon going to notice a few changes in the app layout and functioning. The app will now show posts based on users’ preference rather than the most recent posts. It will now serve users as per their interests and what they usually browse most on the app.

Instagram

The functioning will now be similar to Facebook. Instagram is a Facebook-owned company and is now being overhauled with a convoluted formula that will give priority to items that will be “relevant” to each user. The formula will work on the hypothesis of what user did earlier and also on the basis of the most visited friend’s profile. The focus is to serve the user with relevant content that he/she seems to care most about.

Until now, Instagram was working like Twitter’s layout, which displays posts in the reverse sequential order. However, it now says that the past functionality was not yielding many benefits for the users as they were missing older posts that they would have preferred to view.

Whatever may be the reason behind the tweak, we think it would be interesting to see the change. What’s your take on this news? Would you be happy to see posts as per your preference? Let us know through the comment section below.

Read more on:

guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Recent Posts

Samsung Galaxy A32 4G With MediaTek Helio G80 SoC Launched in India

Samsung has launched the much awaited ‘Galaxy A32 4G’ in India. The smartphone has launched with a minimalistic and elegant...

Oppo F19 Pro+ and F19 Pro to Launch in India on March 8, Details

Oppo is going to launch the F19 Pro+ and F19 soon in India. The company has confirmed via Twitter that...

WhatsApp Testing Self-Destructing Photos Feature Like Instagram

WhatsApp might soon introduce a new feature called ‘self-destructing photos’. This feature is said to enhance the privacy provided by...