As of today, Twitter is introducing a new option that will allow iOS users to easily view their tweets in a chronological order, a feature Twitter users have wanted for quite some time.
The chronological feed option can be accessed by tapping on a sparkle-shaped icon at the top right of the Twitter app, which changes the view between latest tweets and the current top tweets option.
Twitter originally used a reverse chronological feed, showing the newest tweets at the top of the app before switching to a timeline that places a selection of top tweets first.
It’s been years since Twitter switched to the top tweets timeline style, and many Twitter [...]
Twitter has changed the way the Explore tab works in its official iOS app, with entries now organized based on topic and divided up into separate navigable sections.
Twitter says the update should make exploring the platform easier than ever, with users able to find trending tweets on specific topics by tapping the designated tabs for news, sports, fun, and entertainment.
Starting today in the US, we’re making it easier than ever for you to explore Explore. Tabs at the top of the page organize all the best Tweets, picked just for you. Perusing topics like news, sports, fun, and entertainment is now just a quick tap away! [...]
Twitter is reportedly planning to remove „likes“ from the social media platform as its CEO Jack Dorsey told employees at an in-house event last week that he was „not a fan of the heart-shaped button,“ and that it would be eliminated „soon“ (via Variety). In a Tweet, the Twitter Communications team said it is „rethinking everything“ about the platform to incentivize healthy conversation, neither confirming nor denying the rumor.
The removal of the like button is said to be aimed at improving the quality of debate on Twitter, preventing people from showing favoritism in a tweet thread by liking the comments they agree with. [...]
Apple has confirmed that it will live stream its „Gather Round“ event on Twitter, in addition to Apple.com as usual.
Join us September 12 at 10 a.m. PDT to watch the #AppleEvent live on Twitter. Tap ❤️ below and we’ll send you updates on event day. pic.twitter.com/i9mGHTKhvu
— Apple (@Apple) September 10, 2018
Just to be clear, MacRumors has confirmed that Apple’s promoted tweet refers to an actual live stream of the entire keynote on Twitter, likely complementing tweets and photos of highlights from the event. Twitter users can „like“ the tweet to receive keynote-related updates [...]