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Twitter adds live broadcast atop your timeline
Sep16

Twitter adds live broadcast atop your timeline

Twitter is making it easier for everyone to know when a live broadcast is on. The microblogging platform has added live broadcast to your timeline—precisely at the top where it will be easy to know when accounts you follow has gone live. In a tweet a couple of days ago, Twitter said the new feature will include sports, breaking news, and personalities. The new feature, according to the microblogging company, is already rolling out to...

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Twitter takes hundreds of hours of sports and entertainment videos to Asia Pacific
Sep12

Twitter takes hundreds of hours of sports and entertainment videos to Asia Pacific

Sports and entertainment is big business—Twitter knows this and is leaving nothing to chance to make its platform the right place for people to have fun. The microblogging company on Wednesday signed a new deal with a host of media companies to bring “hundreds of hours” of livestreaming and video highlights. Sports and entertainment lovers in Asia Pacific will have access to hundreds of hours of live videos in that region. The company...

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Twitter redesigns its website with new data saver mode and lots more
Sep10

Twitter redesigns its website with new data saver mode and lots more

It is not unusual for social media websites to push out new designs once in a while. Companies like Google for instance have been pushing out material designs of its numerous apps for a while now, and virtually everyone seems to like it. Twitter is also doing the same thing—not a material design this time around, but the microblogging platform is currently in the process of testing a new redesigned version of its website, Mashable...

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Twitter will let you launch live audio broadcast through Periscope
Sep08

Twitter will let you launch live audio broadcast through Periscope

Twitter has launched a new live audio feature that will let you broadcast to your followers through Periscope. iOS users will be able to make live audio broadcast to people via Periscope as soon as the version of the app on their devices is up to date. Simply go to the compose screen on Twitter and tap the “Go Live” button to pull up the live-streaming screen. A microphone icon has now been added to enable you toggle the “audio-only...

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Twitter is testing threaded conversations to encourage more conversation
Sep01

Twitter is testing threaded conversations to encourage more conversation

Twitter is testing two new features that might generate mixed feelings among users. Twitter’s director of product management Sara Haider tweeted screenshots on Friday indicating what the company’s next big moves could be. The social media behemoth is testing threaded conversations and status indicators. Both features according to Ashely Carman of The Verge, could encourage conversations on the platform. One of the new features being...

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Twitter to livestream high school football games in new partnership with Adidas
Aug20

Twitter to livestream high school football games in new partnership with Adidas

Apparently, Twitter does not seem bothered about the drop in user base as it continues to widen its appetite for streaming live sporting events. The microblogging platform has just landed a new deal with Adidas that will allow it to livestream high school football game—and of course, it is first of its kind for Twitter. NFL games according to TechCrunch, has been attracting a lot of interest on Twitter. This has not gone without the...

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