Contextual timeline feature for tweets now


Twitter has made some quiet changes with timeline feature in the tweets and other conversations. Even though there is no official announcement made by authorities on the changes, some of the twitters have noticed the changes. Twitter might be planning some major changes in the website and the timeline update could be considered as a pre-test for the changes to be made in the near future.


According to Patrick Bisch, there are major changes being experimented by Twitter. Patrick Bisch who is an IT consultant as well as the founder of pinglio stated about the changes he noticed in Twitter. According to him the new Timelines allow the users to be more comfortable in typing replies as they can see the entire conversation by clicking it.

Contextual timeline feature for tweets now

Well, there are also changes being noticed with the media option. For example, if you are using a tweet with media link then you will be surprised again. Consider you have clicked a tweet with a link from Youtube or any other website, then the timeline will suddenly expand with the media inside.

Contextual timeline feature for tweets now

The same is with Retweets and profile view. If you are trying to click on some tweet which has been noticed by many others and there are Retweets. Then the feature will get opened into a wider horizontal screen which will display the list of the people who has RT’d the tweet.

Contextual timeline feature for tweets now


Viewing profile is also leveraged by this facility as you can easily view the profile of anyone at a simple click. If you click an individual’s twitter, then you will find a pop up with the detailed profile of the person in a single frame. The pop up appears just above your timeline.

Contextual timeline feature for tweets now

Well, the changes will obviously enhance the users to have a great experience. This is considered as one of the major changes that the website authorities is about to make after the changes in design which has been made back in 2010. Even though the changes are made, the main stream will be displayed as earlier on the left side itself.

You will find more changes on the right side where all the expanded photos, videos as well as the profile could be viewed. Currently the changes have been provided only to some selected user across the globe as it is the test phase. But, the one who has noticed the changes commented that the enhanced features particularly the conversation features within timeline to be awesome.

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