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Twitter updated to show older tweets in search results

on February 20, 2013

Twitter Search Results updatedUse Twitter Search often? Don’t be surprised if you see older tweets in search results. Yes you heard it right, twitter has updated its search feature to show tweet results, which are older than a week.

Prior to this twitter search results were limited to tweets made a week ago. Now if you are wondering how to get your old tweets show up in the twitter search results then the solution is simple but yet complex because twitter recently mentioned on their blog that they use number of engagements types which include retweets, favorites and clicks to determine which tweets should show up in the search results. For more information on how to get your tweets show up in search results you might find this FAQ’s by twitter a useful resource to start with.

You might expect to see few more updates related to the search results in the coming years as Twitter mentioned on their blog saying

“We’ll be steadily increasing this percentage over time, and ultimately, aim to surface the best content for your query.”

Do let us know what do you think about this update made by twitter. All you need to do is comment below.

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