Remember back in September when a user revealed that Twitter’s picture-cropping algorithm on mobile was racially bias, preferring to show white faces over black faces? Well Twitter has been working on a fix.
"It's the red tie! Clearly the algorithm has a preference for red ties!"
Well let's see… pic.twitter.com/l7qySd5sRW
— Tony “Abolish ICE” Arcieri 🦀 (@bascule) September 19, 2020
Now, if you post a single image on your feed, it’ll appear the same as it looked in the composer, the company announced yesterday. The feature is currently being tested on its iOS and Android apps.
Now testing on Android and iOS: when you Tweet a single image, how the image appears in the Tweet composer is how it will look on the timeline –– bigger and better. pic.twitter.com/izI5S9VRdX
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) March 10, 2021