New York Times App Now Updated With Personalized News Feed

The New York Times app has now been updated with a personalized news feed. It’s a new feature that is meant to “help readers find stories relevant to them.” (via NYT).

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New New York Times App

The NYT publishes around 160 articles per day, and only a small amount of those make it to the front page of the app. To help readers find more articles they might be interested in, the app is introducing a news feed. Unlike social media news feeds, this one will serve actual news.

Image of Your Feed in the New York Times app.

We’ve created a new space within our iOS app called Your Feed where readers can choose from 24 channels to follow, giving them more control over their experience with The Times. Some channels pull stories from existing New York Times sections and columns, such as Modern Love, while other channels, such as Gender & Society, pull content from a variety of sections.

Other channels will include commentary from reporters and editors. This context will only be found in Your Feed, and it’s an experiment to bring more insight to news and stories. The commentary is pulled from NYT‘s Slack via a bot.

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3 thoughts on “New York Times App Now Updated With Personalized News Feed

  • Now I can have racist New York Times commentary personalized, like that from Sarah Jeong? No thanks. I am sad that Mac Observer would promote a racist news outlet such as New York Times.

    1. Hi Jackadoodle, thanks for the feedback. This is my personal opinion, not the opinion of The Mac Observer. As far as I’m aware of Sarah’s situation, it seems that “racism” is a convenient label for angry misogynists to hide behind when they’re angry at a woman. As long as Sarah is a different person today, I don’t think her past tweets or whatever it is should be used against her. Just like people have come out in support of James Gunn.

      1. “Racism” is when one human being says a particular race of humans is “groveling goblins” which is what the writer you are defending said about white people. I honestly don’t know how you can defend that on the pages of this fine site. But I do thank you for your civility.

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