Maybe this vid can help
@witchy if you're not pulling our leg here, then here's the explanation: what you shared is the source code of the web page, not the source code of the whole programs and systems that are Twitter as a whole. That is proprietary and kept secret, so we outside Twitter wouldn't know how to tweak the algorithms.
@witchy I once talked to a woman who actually believed this is what open source means.
Her job was selling proprietary software, primarily in logistics I think.
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