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Twitter puts major focus on news with latest updates

4 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Twitter, if you couldn't already tell, not only wants to be a place to keep in touch with your friends, but also a platform you can use to keep up with news and other matters that are important to you. We've seen Twitter roll out a number of features over the years to achieve these goals, including Moments and the...
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Twitter wants to send you personalized news notifications

Twitter wants to send you personalized news notifications

4 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Twitter today announced an upcoming addition to its suite of mobile notifications. Namely, it will soon offer users personalized news updates, generated based on their interests. Currently, Twitter offers news notifications, for those who want to be kept up-to-date on what's happening around the world. Now the company is expanding on that with personalized updates. This could offer a better option for all those people - including me - who have opted out of news updates due to them cluttering up their phones with stuff they don't find interesting. These notifications would ping you with...
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Twitter's next big move is a revamped hub for everything you want to see

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

4 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

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 their own feeds and strip away follows while constantly keeping an eye out for new accounts. For Twitter, a major challenge is discovering how they can update the experience for casual users who follow a few accounts but haven't gotten deep into the discovery phase yet.
Twitter's efforts to double-down on surfacing live events coverage and catering to users' specific areas of interest have been an evolving...
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Twitter is making it easier to follow your favorite topics and events

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

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

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

4 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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