Twitter will soon show tweets just like Facebook’s timeline: Report

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Feb 06, 2016 15:03 IST
Twitter will reportedly get a redesigned timeline by next week that will show tweets based on a user’s preference (REUTERS)

A massive change might be coming to Twitter in about a week’s time.

According to BuzzFeed, Twitter will be rolling out a redesigned version of its timeline by next week. The company has been working on the feature for quite sometime now, which essentially uses algorithms to determine the order of tweets. This would replace the default reverse chronological order of tweets that were introduced since Twitter launched.

With the change, tweets that are more relevant will appear first instead of the ones that are the most recent. It would be pretty similar to how Facebook’s News Feed works, which surfaces news feeds based on users’ interests.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also suggested last year the company’s efforts towards making Twitter more intuitive and user-friendly in the coming future.

“We continue to show a questioning of our fundamentals in order to make the product easier and more accessible to more people,” he said.

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Under his leadership, Twitter has already undergone a slew of changes such as the launch of Twitter moments, longer Direct Messages along with the option to integrate Periscope videos. Moreover, he also hinted at the possibility of relaxing the 140-character limit .

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