X (Twitter) begins removing headlines from posted news articles

It was revealed in August 2023 that

X (Twitter) was planning to delete headlines from posted news articles , but reports from users revealed that the deletion measures had begun in some cases. became.

Elon Musk's X Strips Article Headlines on Shared Links

Elon Musk's X gets rid of story headlines and links for some users


X stops showing headlines because Elon Musk thinks it will make posts look better - The Verge

Elon Musk says X is discouraging links in posts

Regarding the changes made to X, in my environment, the Android app version has the old display and the web version has the new display, making it possible to compare.

Below is a screenshot of the Android app version displaying the post 'Headline News for October 4, 2023.' The linked image is displayed, and the title of the linked article is displayed below it.

On the other hand, in the new display, only the linked image will be displayed, and the article title will no longer be displayed.

It may look like the image is just being posted, but the linked domain is displayed like a watermark in the bottom left of the image, indicating that it is a link.

Musk has admitted that he recommended the change, with the aim of reducing posts that attract clicks with aesthetic appeal, provocative thumbnail images, or exaggerated titles. It states that.

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