Twitter is supplementing a brand-new feature to help users figure out what’s “happening now.”
The company introduced a brand-new aspect today that will highlight athletics games, violating report, and other topics at the top of its users’ timelines.
The feature, which is now flattening out now to Twitter’s apps, applies a carousel of phenomena at the top of your feed. Twitter says the “happening now” affairs will be personalized to each consumer based on their interests and what kinds of chronicles they follow.
The company says for now the plan is to focus on athletics, with football, baseball, football, hockey, and basketball updates, but other topics will be added in the future.
Tapping into one of video games in the “happening now” section is a lot like diving into a trending topic on Twitter. It surfaces tweets related to the incident, as well as real-time play ratings, who the hell is pinned to the top of the feed.
In a tweet, Twitter’s VP of Product Keith Coleman said the company was “just scratching the surface” with the brand-new piece for athletics orchestrates.
Say hello to Happening Now — a brand-new and simple-minded path to follow video games on Twitter. With a live scoreboard& live timeline one tap apart, it’s changed the method I watch recreations( whether at a or not ). Rolling out today with [?][?][?][?] And we’re time scratching the surface pic.twitter.com/ atv4wCBOju
— Keith Coleman (@ kcoleman) October 10, 2017
The company demonstrated the peculiarity will start with plays and expand to undermining report, leisure, and other topics over the next few weeks.
The update is just the latest room Twitter has sought to draw in sports fans by accentuating live coverage. In August, the company cut a deal with digital boasts network Stadium for its round-the-clock college athletics coverage. Twitter has also was hosted to live streams of Thursday-night NFL games and MLB activities.
By now showcasing professional athletics figurehead and center in its app, the company is farther double-faced down on its efforts to start Twitter the end for sports fans.