New experiments at Twitter show it’s trying to further establish itself as the go-to news app for its users around the world. Today, the company announced its testing a way for you to follow specific interests, such as sports teams and celebrities. Once you choose these topics, Twitter’s machine learning algorithm will curate tweets for you and show it on your timeline. Right now, the company’s testing this on Android with a select number of users and only sports-based interests. Hard Fork Summit is coming Join us in Amsterdam on October 15-17 Find out more With this, Twitter wants to make it easier for you to follow your interests, and receive updates on those topics without having to switch to the Discover tab to skim through the news. What’s more, the company recently introduced a feature to subscribe to a conversation so you can get alerts when important replies come in.. This is pretty useful when a person’s giving a live rundown of an event from a particular place. In June, the company brought lists to the home screen in a test, so you can swipe between your lists and browse multiple timelines. This feature has been present in apps… Read full this story
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