Elon Musk says X will once again make headlines on the platform

Elon Musk said that X, formerly Twitter, will start showing headlines on preview cards with URLs on the platform again after removing the titles last month.

In a post on X, Musk said in an upcoming update, the company will overlay the title on top of the image in a URL Card. He did not mention a specific timeline for the launch or give an example of what the card might look like.

In August, the Tesla CEO said that X plans to stop showing titles with URLs in previews for “improved aesthetics.” The company has stopped showing headlines October after the announcement.

Because of this change, users have to click or tap on the URL card to actually know the title or read the headline. To solve this change, publishers started to write their own image titles and post the link separately or include the image title in the generated preview card.

This change may make publications easier and won’t work with conventional formats, but that completely depends on the layout of the new card.

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