Twitter has quietly changed how its search works

Twitter no longer wants to show you just what's new in its search results, it wants to show you who tweeted it best.

The platform has moved away from simple reverse chronological order in search to relevance order. Now when you look for something using Twitter's search bar, you'll be shown relevance-ordered tweets from across Twitter first on the results page.

The change occurred in September, according to a Twitter spokesperson, but was announced publicly Monday.

If you still want to see the most recent live tweets, the "latest" filter is still there, as well as "news," "photos" and "videos."  Read more...

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