In recent weeks, the Twitter App has released one of its most unfortunate updates: the Feed proposed according to an order decided by the algorithm, with the possibility of accessing the old Chronological Feed in a separate section. A change available on iOS – and destined to arrive on Android and the web -, which has made it more difficult to view the tweets in chronological order. Therefore, the platform has decided to go back. And restore the old Feed that users were used to.
Twitter: App restores the Feed in chronological order
“We heard you: some of you always want to see the latest Tweets first. For now, we’ve restored the timeline and removed the tabbed experience as we explore other options. ” So she tweeted in a post shared recently from her support account to announce the return to the old History Feed. On the other hand, already after the announcement of the launch of a Feed ordered by an algorithm, many users expressed their disapproval in this regard.
We heard you –– some of you always want to see latest Tweets first. We’ve switched the timeline back and removed the tabbed experience for now while we explore other options. https://t.co/euVcPr9ij6
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) March 14, 2022
After all, a Feed not sorted chronologically can create a lot of confusion, especially for those users who use the Twitter App to get last-minute updates on particular events. As in the recent case of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Therefore, having collected the opinions of the users, the platform has finally decided to restore the old Chronological Feed. “We take the feedback seriously, and in this case, we felt that the new Home & Latest wasn’t giving the level of control you wanted over your timeline,” a Twitter spokesperson said.
Despite this, some rumors leaked on the Net report that the platform may be interested in investigating further changes to the temporal order of the Feed. “Giving people choice and control over their Twitter experience is extremely important,” he said Jay Sullivan, Twitter’s VP of Consumer Products -. I will work on this. Stay tuned “. And we, dear Sullivan, are.