At my new employer, we use BitBucket, but previously I'd used FishEye. One feature I found useful was a source listing having each line annotated with information about the most recent check-in for that line. This allowed users to see when, for example, a new method was added to a class. IIRC, the left column had a color-coded revision number, and hovering the cursor over it displayed a thumbnail description of the check-in.
Does BitBucket have this (or a similar) feature? The version-to-version diffs are useful, but orthogonal to this use case.
I think the view you're looking for is "blame". You can find this in the Bitbucket Cloud UI in the source view for a particular file - there's a "Blame" button in the upper-right.
You can see a pretty good example of the blame view here, on a Makefile in the Linux kernel source:
The commit number in the left column is a link to that specific commit, instead of a thumbnail, but otherwise that sounds very much like what you're asking for.
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