TikTok will let customers reset their For You feeds after they go off the rails

TikTok goes to allow you to reset your feed if it goes bananas, and steered movies don’t actually give you the results you want anymore.

In a weblog publish, the corporate introduced the brand new function, which is able to let customers “refresh” their For You feed suggestions if “they now not really feel like they’re for you.” The TikTok algorithm, which everybody acknowledges to be typically scary good, figures out what you want to observe over time. Nevertheless, in case your pursuits change, you may end up pissed off to see content material that you simply now not care about nonetheless being steered to you.

Should you’ve discovered your self wanting to start out contemporary, you’ve traditionally needed to create a complete new account. Now, TikTok is giving customers the power to hit the reset button on their For You suggestions. The corporate says this function will really reset the algorithm to the purpose that it feels “as if they simply signed up for TikTok.”

However we additionally perceive that there are occasions when folks’s suggestions don’t really feel related anymore, or present sufficient topical selection. So, we’re rolling out a strategy to refresh For You feed suggestions in the event that they now not really feel like they’re for you. When enabled, this function permits somebody to view content material on their For You feed as if they simply signed up for TikTok. Our suggestion system will then start to floor extra content material based mostly on new interactions.

TikTok says that the refresh function shall be rolling out to customers over the approaching weeks, so maintain a watch out for it beneath the app’s settings.

The announcement of the function comes on the identical day as a report that the Biden administration has threatened to ban the app in america. Congress has additionally lately launched a invoice that might carry a nationwide TikTok ban inside attain.