Twitter to bring back chronological timeline - here's how to get it

Twitter will soon let you switch to a chronological timeline

In other words, there will be two different timelines that you can easily switch between: the most relevant tweets (algorithmic), and the latest tweets (chronological).

The announcement comes after Twitter users have come up with ways to try and circumvent the algorithmic timeline.

Due to customer feedback, Twitter announced today that they are giving users more control over what tweets are displayed in their timeline by changing the functionality of the "Show the best Tweets first" setting.

In the meantime, Twitter has updated the "Show the best Tweets first" setting. Instead, it began to highlight Tweets it thought you might find interesting (both tweets from those you follow and tweets those users have liked and shared) since the last time you checked the timeline, interspersed with the most recent tweets.

"Our goal with the timeline is to balance showing you the most recent tweets with the best tweets you're likely to care about, but we don't always get this balance right", it added.

In the future, this update to boost visibility and make the feature to access could pave the way for an easy system to toggle between curation and a real-time feed without all the bloat.

Then the company started mucking around with engagement analytics and introduced curated feeds in order to give people more of what they wanted. However, it also has received input from some Twitter members that occasionally they would like to see their Twitter feed in chronological order.

Twitter is planning to rejig its timeline again. "Previously when turned off, you'd also see "In case you missed it" and recommended tweets from people you don't follow", it noted. On Monday, Twitter Support announced through a series of tweets that users will soon be able to toggle between a timeline that shows them the tweets they find most relevant, and a timeline that shows them the latest tweets in chronological order.

Now, you can get rid of the top section, and just display the tweets, in real-time, like you probably think you want.



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