For a long time, Twitter was one of the few social media platforms that let you look at posts in the order they happened, rather than in the order their
bosses algorithm decreed.
Naturally, there was outcry when tweets too switched over to an algorithmic timeline in 2016: #RIPtwitter trended on... Twitter. Eventually the social network caved and said they'd bring back the option of chronological (actually reverse-chronological, technically – the newest tweets come top) timelines for people who wanted them.
Android, we got you. Starting today, tap ✨ to switch between latest and top Tweets. pic.twitter.com/7rXo3BNEJ6
— Twitter (@Twitter) January 15, 2019
The feature rolled out on iOS last month and has now made its way to Android, although in a classically confusing Twittery way.
To switch back to chronology, you tap the new 'sparkle' button on the top right of your timeline panel:
Which gives you this: