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X Preview New Bookmark Alerts In-Stream
X is testing out some new in-feed prompts on your bookmarked posts, which is able to present up at common intervals to remind you of the content material that you simply’ve beforehand tagged within the app.
As you may see on this instance, posted by X designer Andrea Conway, the brand new prompts might be displayed between your common feed posts, which may very well be a useful option to maintain you conscious of issues of notice, whereas it may additionally assist to extend engagement within the app.
Bookmarks have grow to be an even bigger focus underneath Elon Musk, who apparently solely found that the perform even exists early final yr. Since then, Elon and Co. have carried out varied adjustments to make bookmarks an even bigger UI focus, together with a bookmark counter on posts, whereas X additionally now counts bookmarks as “quiet likes”, giving them further attain because of the person tags.
And that does appear to have had some affect.
Again in November, X CEO Linda Yaccarino reported that X users at the moment are bookmarking posts over 65 million instances per day, up 30% on earlier exercise.
With this in thoughts, facilitating extra discovery, and reminders for these finds, throughout the app is smart, and will show to be a useful, worthwhile new aspect.
There’s no official phrase on when this new replace might be launched, however X says that it’s coming “very quickly”.