Twitter has made a change to its website and mobile apps that has a lot of dedicated Twitter users very upset, but it's here, it's not going away, and it's time to get a grip. Users expect behavior like this from Facebook, but remember: Twitter, too, is a free service trying to make money for a rumored (but almost certain) IPO in 2014. If users want to continue tweeting, sooner or later, they're going to have to learn to live with the new feature. The Atlantic Wire is here to guide them through that process in two easy steps.
Step 1: How to Get Angry
So, first you have to know what to get angry about: Twitter changed the way users view other users' public conversations on the social network. Here's how it works: When people talk to each other on Twitter (by replying to a tweet), Twitter strings together the back-and-forth for those who want to view the entire discussion.