Twitter tested a list of suggested people to unfollow

Twitter tested a feature that suggests users to unfollow, as first spotted by TheNextWeb’s Matt Navarra earlier today and confirmed by Slate. The test lasted for only a few days, Slate reports, and it has since concluded. “We know that people want a relevant Twitter timeline. One way to do this is by unfollowing people they don’t engage with regularly,” reads Twitter’s statement. “We ran an incredibly limited test to surface accounts that people were not engaging with to check if they’d like to unfollow them.”

While seemingly innocuous at first glance, Twitter is currently embroiled alongside other social networks and technology companies in a controversy over perceived liberal bias. President Donald Trump and other right-leaning figures…

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