Don’t just ditch Facebook—start your own social-media site instead

Twitter has really been pushing live broadcasts and streams on its platform so it’s not surprising to see that the company has decided to give them prime real estate in all of its users’ timelines. Twitter has confirmed that from now on, live broadcasts and streams from accounts that users follow will show up at the very top of their timeline, meaning that it would be the first thing that they see when they launch the app. The company says that this change will make it easier to find and watch live broadcasts on the platform. When accounts that users follow go live, the stream will appear at the very top of their timeline. This change has been rolled out for users on both iOS and Android.It doesn’t appear that this can be turned off so even if you follow people but don’t want to see their live streams and broadcasts, there may not be much that you can do to get rid of their streams from the top of your timeline for good. It will be possible to dismiss individual broadcasts from the d

Don’t just ditch Facebook—start your own social-media site instead

There might be a better way of making social media a healthier place, from creating more user-friendly settings to setting up our own sites from scratch.

Thu 13 Sep 18 from MIT Technology Review

Live Streams Will Take Center Stage On Your Twitter Timeline

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Twitter puts live streams at the top of your feed

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Thu 13 Sep 18 from Engadget

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