• Twitter updates app to highlight big events, news stories

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - 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 to make it easier for people to find interesting tweets.
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  • Twitter Aims to Make Discovery Simpler and More Rewarding

    Twitter Aims to Make Discovery Simpler and More Rewarding

    5 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Twitter today announced a number of changes to the way it arranges tweets, trends, and topics in order to help people find and read about the things that interest them. For example, breaking news will now be added to the Happening Now tool that appears at the top of users' feeds. Twitter says it is expanding this function from local sports teams to include breaking and personalized news and videos. Similarly, Twitter also intends to test sending notifications about breaking news based on user interests. Twitter says people will be able to turn these notifications off if they wish. Twitter...
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  • Twitter is putting more live news events in your timeline and notifications

    Twitter is putting more live news events in your timeline and notifications

    5 monthes ago - By The Verge

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

    5 monthes ago - By Engadget

    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 been able to use the Twitter mobile apps to get notifications from specifi...
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