Twitter will let you go back to a chronological timeline - here's how

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In a series of Tweets, the company explained that it is also working on an "easily accessible" way for users to switch between chronological and relevant tweets-based timelines.

The ability to revert to the original Twitter timeline will enter its testing phase "in the coming weeks". Of course, if Twitter's "Show best Tweets first" timeline failed to prioritize organic tweets from brands, there's a chance users will be more likely to see them when viewing their timeline chronologically.

If you're not a super fan of Twitter's current algorithmic timeline, you'll be pleased to learn that the micro-blogging site announced that it will test an accessible way created to let you switch back to the chronological arrangement more easily in the next few weeks. Since then, some other tweaks have been made and some users have called for a return to the old reverse chronological feed.

Twitter insists, however, that it has been working on these changes for some time, and that Kinema's tweet was not directly responsible for them.

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Due to customer feedback, Twitter announced today that they are giving users more control over what tweets are displayed in their timeline by changing the functionality of the "Show the best Tweets first" setting. The company announced last night that it's going to start a new test that will allow users to get the most recent tweets. Previously when turned off, you'd also see "In case you missed it" and recommended Tweets from people you don't follow. If you go into Settings and switch off "show the best tweets first", tweets will show up in reverse chronological order.

However, Twitter intends to provide an easy-access switch that will enable people to toggle between the two approaches.

When using Twitter through a desktop browser, click on your profile picture at the top so that the menu appears.

Most of that wasn't well received by users, too. Turning off algorithmic sorting will present users with a chronological timeline, making information flow easier to follow and providing better context.

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