Twitter Gets “Top Tweets” Search Results


Twitter has added a new “Top Tweets” search results feature, along with “Top Images” and “Top Videos.” It’s a major shift away from showing Twitter search results where the most recent tweet comes first, regardless of real relevancy or quality.

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The change is welcome. Unlike regular search engines, which try to show the most relevant matches by default, Twitter has largely followed a “first in, last out” ordering of its search listings which left them open to noise.

Last year, Twitter experimented with improving relevancy by releasing “Top Tweets” into search results. Now — and somewhat confusingly — there’s a whole new type of “Top Tweets” that are available to Twitter searchers.

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