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Recently, many Twitter users logged into their accounts to discover that their background images have been changed to a default light setting.
In a statement to SocialTimes, a Twitter spokesperson explained the reason behind this switch. It’s not a bug, it’s a feature:
We’re removing background images from the home and notifications timelines on web for all users. Now, background images are only available where logged-in users will see them publicly (Tweet pages, list pages and collections pages).