Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Addresses #RIPTwitter: ‘We Love the Live Stream’

“We never planned to reorder timelines next week,” executive tweets

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey noticed all of those #RIPTwitter tweets on Saturday, and wants the users to remain calm.

“Twitter is here to stay,” he tweeted in response to outrage that become the No. 1 trend on the social media platform after BuzzFeed reported it will no longer show tweets in chronological order, and will instead present a timeline that reorders tweets based on what an algorithm thinks people want to see the most.

“I *love* real-time. We love the live stream. It’s us. And we’re going to continue to refine it to make Twitter feel more, not less, live,” Dorsey tweeted.

The backlash to the news was swift, and looked like this:

Read all of Dorsey’s tweets on the subject below: