So Twitter open-sourced its algorithm today, and the community jumped into action to help Elon improve this platform he accidentally bought as a joke. Here are some of my favourite pull requests made to the repo today.
This helpful fix nukes the Twitter Blue amplification on the For You tab:
There were quite a few along the same lines as “Small fix to meaningfully improve the mental health of Twitter users” that just deletes the entire algorithm:
I feel like this bit of code may have been a more recent addition:
(nothing a little force-push can’t tidy up)
This one’s just a Spicy Chicken Sandwich:
Lotta LGTMs on that one.
This person raises an important question