Twitter shift aims to deliver more news on timelines

Twitter’s quest to create a definition for itself that everybody can understand is turning another corner today. At the top of your timeline — or perhaps even in your notifications — it will alert you to live events and present a curated list of tweets about them. These new screens may include live video, and they are designed to help users find the best and most relevant tweets for ongoing live events, like a big baseball game or breaking news about an earthquake. Twitter says it may send you a personalized push notification if an event is happening that it believes you’ll be interested in. It will also put those events at the top of the main timeline when they are relevant, along with big pictures and a little text encouraging you to... Continue reading…

Twitter shift aims to deliver more news on timelines

Twitter said Wednesday it would revamp user timelines as part of an effort to deliver more news and personalized content, the latest effort to attract more users to the platform.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Twittter overhauls its Moments and Explore tabs to make it easier to follow live events

On Wednesday, the tech giant announced that it's making some major updates to the Explore and Moments tabs. Many of the changes will roll out to US iOS/Android users in the coming months. ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Twitter's big new update will suck you into news - CNET

More news, less hate?

Wed 13 Jun 18 from CNET

Twitter updates app to highlight big events, news stories

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it is changing its service to give more space to major events such as the World Cup, earthquakes, royal weddings and elections in a bid ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

Twitter is making it easier to follow your favorite topics and events

Twitter has always been the ideal site for conversations and reactions around live events, be it a sports game, an awards show or serious breaking news. Up until today, you've ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Engadget

Twitter makes Moments vertical like every other timeline

Twitter Moments bring together tweets and information about a topic that you may not get through your timeline alone and since 2015, they've provided users with a single place ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Engadget

Twitter’s next big move is a revamped hub for everything you want to see

The chronological news feed has been a bit of a looming specter for Twitter . Sure, it’s their bread-and-butter but it only works for users who are willing to put in the time to prune ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from TechCrunch

Twitter Announces Changes Ahead of World Cup

Twitter announced Wednesday it would be updating its services to make it easier for users to find content about major events such as natural disasters and the FIFA World Cup that begins on Thursday. "We're ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Voice of America

Twitter is taking a new pass at making the news come to you

The company has big plans to make following news easier. But it will have to make sure that its new features aren’t beset by old problems. Throughout this decade, Twitter has been a uniquely ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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