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Twitter experiments with reordering tweets by relevance

  • Twitter Inc has confirmed it is testing a timeline format for its
    tweets, calling it an experiment,
    Reuters
    reported.
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  • The microblogging website’s new format will result in tweets being
    • Twitter Inc has confirmed it is testing a timeline format for its
      tweets, calling it an experiment,
      Reuters
      reported.
    •  
    • The microblogging website’s new format will result in tweets being
      sorted by relevance instead of in reverse chronological order.
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    • “Yes, this is an experiment. We’re continuing to explore ways
      to surface the best content for people using Twitter,” spokeswoman Liina
      Potter said in an emailed statement.
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    • The company, facing slowing user growth, has been experimenting
      under newly appointed Chief Executive Jack Dorsey to make its website more
      engaging.
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    • “You’ll see us continue to question our reverse chronological
      timeline and all the work it takes to build one by finding and following
      accounts,” Dorsey said during the company’s second-quarter earnings
      conference call in July.
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    • However, users of the 320-million-strong social media website seemed
      to disagree with the move and took to Twitter to express discontent with the
      new format.
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    • In 2012, Facebook changed its format to the Timeline, a stream that
      shows you events, posts and images by relevance.
    •  
    • Last month, Twitter replaced its star-shaped “favourite”
      icon with a heart-shaped icon called “like.”
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