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BigDaddyLoco
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Since: 2.1.02

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My Twitter page looks different these days, but today I noticed something for the first time ... random tweets that haven't been retweeted that, yes, look exactly like sneaky little ads.

Is this new? I keep who I follow pretty low, because I like to actually read through my page, but this is the first I'm seeing it. Pretty lame.


... or do I have to click an opt out box because of the new design?


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Since: 11.12.01

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There are tweet ads, yes. They are usually marked as "promoted"

I found it useful to "report as spam" the account they were coming from so at least you only see them once...

I found the new layout to be headache inducing for my english-speaking, left-to right-reading brain so I switched to the Chrome plug-in Silverbird on TVGugs recommendation... and haven't seen the promoted tweets since. Maybe that's because I'm using lists more... but it solved a lot of problems for me.
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