Twitter archiving officially rolls out

The microblogging service adds archiving of tweets to its repertoire of actions

ARCHIVAL. The microblogging service is slowly rolling out archiving services. Screen shot from Twitter blog.

MANILA, Philippines – The tweet archive is not a dream. Twitter has officially announced the launch of the archival services for a user’s tweets, with the company aiming for a worldwide rollout of the new service over the next few months.

Mollie Vandor of Twitter’s User Services Engineering Team posted the announcement on the company’s blog. She writes, “Today, we’re introducing the ability to download your Twitter archive, so you’ll get all your Tweets (including Retweets) going back to the beginning.”

ARCHIVE AT WORK. Twitter's archiving service has its own navigation system. Screen shot from Twitter blog.

The announcement continues by explaining some of the things you can do with the archive, namely the inclusion of navigation and ease-of-use options.

The statement mentions how “you can view your Tweets by month, or search your archive to find Tweets with certain words, phrases, hashtags or @usernames. You can even engage with your old Tweets just as you would with current ones.”

Marketing Land has more information on the new service, with screenshots explaining how to use the new service and what to expect after downloading your Twitter archive. –