Twitter comes with current by editors compound feeds




Twitter is working on a separate twitter feed within its apps is compiled by editors and focusing on current events. The user can temporarily ‘subscribe’ to an ‘event’, after all tweets on the subject appear in the timeline.

Twitter works codenamed Lightning to the new functionality, as reports BuzzFeed. In the Twitter apps should see a new button that gives an overview of seven to ten current events live on Twitter. That may be new events, but also popular television programs. These lists are made up by editors, instead of by algorithms or on the basis of hash tags that are selected by users.

A Twitter user by clicking on an icon with a lightning flash on the subject ‘subscribe’. Relevant tweets as long as the chosen subject is extremely topical, are included in the regular twitter feed of the user. But not visitors to the Twitter site to have access to the popular topics. In addition, the editors who choose subjects must also select relevant videos and photos, the Twitter app must present this attractive.

With the new set of Project Lightning, which is expected this year will be available to all users, Twitter hopes to cater especially new users. Many newcomers struggle to find relevant or interesting tweets. With the creation of Lightning tries to Twitter to tell the user what at that time for him or her is interesting. As the company with the new structure has been modified from a neutral conduit to a company providing editorial choices must be made, would Twitter want to draw up clear guidelines which subjects must meet.


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