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Twitter have announced that Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline.

Are you seeing Tweets from accounts that you do not follow?

Twitter have announced that Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline. Like you we were wondering why? Isn’t that already happening with promoted tweets.

As you already know, Normally, your Twitter timeline is filled by posts from users you follows and any retweets from those accounts.

So what is the change? From Twitters support page;

“Additionally, when we identify a Tweet, an account to follow, or other content that’s popular or relevant, we may add it to your timeline,”.

Now I don’t know about you, but I normally DWELL in Twitter lists to keep the chatter to a minimum and it’s not yet known if these tweets will also start appearing in lists too.

We will keep you updated as this story develops.