For ages now, Twitter has only allowed you to search for tweets back for about a week. Looking for a tweet older than that? You were out of luck, at least using Twitter itself. But now, that's changing.
In a post today, Twitter says that some older tweets are now going to be available. How far back? That's not said; but, it seems like tweets that are particularly popular or notable will be available. From Twitter's post:
As we roll this out over the coming days, the Tweets that you’ll see in search results represent a fairly small percentage of total Tweets ever sent. We look at a variety [...]
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