Twitter is testing a method to allow you to observe matters – CNET

One Twitter, so many matters.


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Twitter desires to make following a subject as simple as following an account.

On Tuesday, the corporate stated it is making an attempt out a means for customers to observe sports activities matters such because the New England Patriots, cricket or wrestling. It is testing this function for Android customers and can curate matters customers could possibly be inquisitive about following.

Twitter will even allow you to “mute” matters so you do not see these tweets on a regular basis, and it is exploring a means so that you can create a separate timeline that features sure accounts and matters you observe.

Twitter plans to launch the power to observe matters globally by the top of the yr. Because the social community tries to draw and retain new customers, Twitter has been making an attempt to take extra dangers with product modifications. Earlier this yr, Twitter launched a prototype app so customers may check new options equivalent to including coloration to replies, with the aim of creating it simpler to observe conversations.

“Our need is to be slightly bit extra formidable in regards to the degree of change that we introduce into the product,” Twitter product lead Kayvon Beykpour stated throughout a press occasion on the firm’s San Francisco headquarters.

The corporate can be exploring different options equivalent to a search software in your direct messages and the power to reorder photographs after you hooked up them to a tweet.

As for an edit button, do not anticipate it anytime quickly. Beykpour stated he thinks that there is a means for the corporate to let customers right typos. The danger, although, is a few folks would possibly use the function to alter a controversial assertion they tweeted on the location.

“It is a function I feel that we should always construct sooner or later,” Beykpour stated. “It isn’t wherever close to the highest of our precedence checklist.”


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Initially printed Aug. 13, 2:56 p.m. PT
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