Your TikTok For You web page could be reset in case your pursuits have modified

The vastly in style video-based social community TikTok has added a brand new function that permits you to reset your For You web page in case your pursuits and tastes change.

The reset function lets TikTok customers begin afresh when the movies which can be being advisable are not of curiosity, primarily resetting the TikTok algorithm solely and permitting individuals to begin coaching it once more. Nevertheless, it is not clear whether or not TikTok deletes the previous info or just adjustments which watch historical past it makes use of when recommending future content material.


TikTok introduced the function through a weblog put up, saying that its advice system will start to floor extra content material based mostly on new interactions as soon as the reset has been initiated.

The function is a part of a rising assortment of instruments designed to assist individuals higher management the sorts of content material that they see on TikTok amid an ongoing push to make the app much less more likely to show inappropriate content material. Customers may also select to inform TikTok’s algorithm when they’re “not ” in a video, with the app then skipping future movies which can be related. That similarity might be movies from the identical creator or that use a selected sound, TikTok notes.

TikTok’s weblog put up additionally detailed the way it’s working to handle considerations about repetitive patterns. Some individuals have pointed to the truth that the extra individuals watch a selected sort of content material, the extra that is all they see.

“An inherent problem of any advice system is making certain the breadth of content material surfaced to a viewer is not too slim or too repetitive,” TikTok says. “We’re intently centered on this problem, and work to design a system that intersperses quite a lot of subjects.”

That implies that individuals will not see two movies in a row which can be made by the identical creator or function the identical sound, whereas TikTok says that it additionally tries to not present individuals content material that they’ve already seen earlier than.

The brand new TikTok For You web page reset is not but stay for everybody, nonetheless, and it is more likely to take quite a lot of days and weeks earlier than it is enabled on all accounts.

When enabled the choice could be discovered within the Settings and Privateness choices beneath Content material preferences.