Twitter has started rolling out Bookmark, which counts along with the number of retweets, quotes and likes displayed on each tweet. The count will show the number of users who tagged a particular tweet. However, the feature is only visible to users using Twitter for iOS devices. However, unlike the retweet, quote, and like count readings, clicking on the bookmark count will not reveal the names of the active user accounts that have added the tweet to their bookmark list.

The social media platform owned by Elon Musk made the announcement regarding the introduction of this new display of the number of tweets displayed on iOS devices via a tweet on its official support Twitter account. In a subsequent thread, Twitter also added that the bookmark reporting feature, which allows users to save tweets to be re-engaged and accessed at any time, will remain a private feature. This means that the number of bookmarks displayed on tweets will only show the number of bookmarks a tweet has received, not the list of user accounts that tagged it.

Twitter, in a support page about the newly introduced Bookmark counts, mentioned that while the feature is currently limited to tweets viewed on iOS devices, the company plans to expand this to other platforms.

The social media company also confirmed that all users viewing a tweet on an iOS device will be able to see the number of likes, regardless of whether the user is the author or reader of the tweet.

Since the much-publicized acquisition of Twitter by billionaire Elon Musk, Twitter has been seen introducing, testing and even dropping a slew of new features, including the bookmarks feature that was rolled out in early January this year. Musk had before that too duplicated the Bookmark button to be a “de facto silent like,” reiterating that Bookmarks will remain private, where other users won’t be able to see which tweets a user has bookmarked.

Twitter also recently changed its feed algorithm on iOS and Android devices to show the last used tab when users close and reopen the app on their smartphones. In January, the home page of the Twitter app was split into two sections: About You and Following. The For You tab displays tweets recommended by the company’s algorithms, while the Following tab displays tweets from accounts the user follows in chronological order. However, the feature was returned from Twitter’s web interface.

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