The updates will mean Twitter's search returns will soon contain posts dating back longer than a week whereas previously Twitter's returns only displayed tweets posted within the last seven days. The update will be rolled out over the coming days with Twitter using various methods of prioritising search returns, according to Paul Burstein, search infrastructure engineer at Twitter...
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