Twitter will be Pushing More News Links inside the Home Timeline

Twitter will be at of which point pushing links tweeted by your network into your home timeline along with grouping the tweets mentioning the link underneath the item.

The feature has rolled out to all Twitter users across iOS, Android, along with web, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

Over the past two years, Twitter has made a relentless push into news, seizing on the item as an identity the item had long lacked.

The company first switched by the “social networking” to the “news” category of the app store in April 2016. at of which point, the item airs live news broadcasts alongside the home timeline; the item’s showcasing news along with tweets by journalists in its “explore” tab; along with the item’s experimenting with curated timelines around breaking news events. of which brand-new feature will further support of which effort.

Twitter’s push into news hasn’t come without its hiccups.

On Friday, for instance, Jack Dorsey apologized to Twitter user Candace Owens for Twitter’s curation team’s decision to label her as part of the “far right.”

Still, focusing on news helps Twitter create shared experiences among its users. along with when the item feels like everyone on Twitter will be tuned into the same thing, the platform carries a vibrancy of which’s hard to replicate.

Alex Kantrowitz will be a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News along with will be based in San Francisco. He reports on social along with communications.

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