Twitter’s timeline is making way for the new “Pin your latest timeline” option.

Twitter makes it harder for users to see the tweets of people they follow in a timeline. In other words, it is no longer possible to sort tweets by their topicality. Instead, you have to swipe or click on a new section called Recent Tweets to see the most recent tweets. And feature is now being rolled out to iOS users and should soon be available for Android and the web interface.

So when you open your Twitter app, you end up on the home page, the default screen. If you want to view tweets based on their topicality, you’ll need to select the “Newest tweet” tab deliberately.

Here’s how it is implemented at the moment:

Enable/Disable Latest Tweet tab on Twitter

In the latest version, 9.3 of the Twitter app for iOS, when you tap the ✨ icon in the top right corner, you’ll see an option called “Pin the most recent timeline.” The description reads, “The latest tweets from people you follow are one swipe away from the start page.

However, when you select this option, a new tab called “Recent Tweets” appears next to the “Home” tab. Its function speaks for itself.

If you don’t want to do this, there is, at least for now, the option to just return to the home page (and any other pinned lists you may have).

For some of you, this update may be just fine, but some are disappointed by removing the option to choose the default home screen on Twitter between Reverse-Chronological and Algorithmic-driven. The latter was first introduced in 2016.

Twitter’s timeline is making way for the new “Pin your latest timeline” option.

Twitter makes it harder for users to see the tweets of people they follow in a timeline. In other words, it is no longer possible to sort tweets by their topicality. Instead, you have to swipe or click on a new section called Recent Tweets to see the most recent tweets. And feature is now being rolled out to iOS users and should soon be available for Android and the web interface.

So when you open your Twitter app, you end up on the home page, the default screen. If you want to view tweets based on their topicality, you’ll need to select the “Newest tweet” tab deliberately.

This is how it is currently run:

Activating/deactivating the “Newest tweet” tab on Twitter

In the latest version, 9.3 of the Twitter app for iOS, when you tap the ✨ icon in the top right corner, you’ll see an option called “Pin the most recent timeline.” The description reads, “The latest tweets from people you follow are one swipe away from the start page.

However, when you select this option, a new tab called “Recent Tweets” appears next to the “Home” tab. Its function speaks for itself.

If you don’t want to do this, there is, at least for now, the option to just return to the home page (and any other pinned lists you may have).

For some of you, this update may be just fine, but some are disappointed by removing the option to choose the default home screen on Twitter between Reverse-Chronological and Algorithmic-driven.

Twitter founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey said at the time, “Twitter is real-time. Twitter is who and what you follow. And Twitter is here to stay! By becoming more Twitter.

In the same vein, the new change was introduced on the official Twitter Support page on 10 March 2022 to “make access easier.”

Twitter’s update comes when Meta’s Instagram has announced its intention to return the timeline feed in some form to its platform. This is due to regulatory pressure from the US Congress. Let’s remain curious to see if and how Twitter will respond to the public reaction to its change.

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