How am I supposed to find someone I'm following in the new iPad app?

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In the new iPad app, when I look at the people I am following, how are they arranged? It is not alphabetical. It is not by most recent activity. It is not by number of favorites. It is not by age of account. It seems to be completely and totally arbitrary.

My Followers are ordered by most recent, but there is no rhyme nor reason to the order of the people I am following, and there's no search option to enable me to find and stumble pages from a specific person. Do you actually intend for me to scroll through everyone, with no clue as to where on the list someone might be, looking for a specific person? This would seem to be a major design fail!

Gladsdotter, Champion

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Gladsdotter, Champion

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So I just updated the app on my iPhone, and have the same problem there. Except that the arbitrary order of Following on the iPhone is completely different from the arbitrary order of Following on the iPad. So it's not as if I could learn how far down someone is and know how far to scroll to find them.

You could not have made this any more difficult if you had tried!!

Gladsdotter, Champion

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So, the apps sorted by most recently active for a bit, and now they are sorting by oldest account first. That still makes it very difficult to find a specific stumbler. How about alphabetical?? Or even better a search feature.

Plus, I've got some really weird visual stuff going on on the iPad:

Gladsdotter, Champion

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And every time the page is reloaded, the info. box moves steadily upward, until it disappears completely off the top of the screen:

Currin

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Hi there gladsdotter,

Thank you for these details and screen shots.

FYI:

1) Followers should be sorted by recency of following you.

2) In regards to the formatting issue with the menu, it has been reported to engineering and we will look into it.

Thanks again!

sunshine

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i believe she is asking about people she is following, not the list of people following her, as that is all she refers to in her posts. she even states in her OP that the list of people following her is ordered by most recent

Gladsdotter, Champion

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Hi Currin,

The people following me are sorted by recency of following me. I am talking about the people I am following, and trying to find a specific person (for example, my late husband) to stumble that specific person's favorites.

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