Everything from scratch: TikTok will have the opportunity to reload your feed

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TikTok is testing a new feature that will allow you to completely “zero” section “Recommendations”. This will reconfigure the algorithms as if the user had just started using the service.

According to company spokesperson Jamie Favazza, the company is testing a new feature called Refresh. your interests depending on what you view, what posts you react to, and the like. This feature can be useful if your feed contains too much of the same type of content, or inappropriate content has got there.

Test, which will begin in the coming days, while it will only be available to a small number of users.

How the “Recommendations” page works has been the subject of heated debate, given how closely the company keeps its algorithm secret. In January, with a big scandal, the world learned that the moderators of the service can manually “virus” this or that video, promoting it in the feeds of users. Inside the company, this is called “warming up”.

On the other hand, the company sometimes adds features designed to provide users with more information about the algorithm that controls the operation of the service:

In December, TikTok announced that users will soon be able to see why a particular video is recommended.

In early 2022, the company also introduced more advanced content filtering settings so users can signal what they don't want to see videos with specific hashtags or keywords.

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