Good points. The order is not random - it's the same each time - just baffling and useless.
Perhaps we are meant to delete read messages? A useful 3rd party app might archive and delete them, leaving only new messages on Twitter and helping to resolve the "rogue app reading dms" issue. On Nov 5, 1:18 am, Jef Poskanzer <jef.poskan...@gmail.com> wrote: > The #newtwitter direct message UI sucks. > > - There's no indication on the main UI that you have an unread > message. If you miss the email notification you will never notice the > message. > > - On the DM page, there's no indication of which conversations have > unread messages, or even the most recent messages. The conversations > are presented in random order. > > - When a conversation is displayed, again there is no indication of > which messages are unread or which is the most recent. Again they are > displayed in random order. > > So. Are there plans to improve it? Has anyone written their own > improved version? Anyone want to collaborate on writing one? > --- > Jef -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk