Last week saw the launch of a new Twitter application for Android devices that draws on user information to deliver relevant content – much like Facebook’s news feed.
‘Highlights’ aims to help users get the most out of Twitter by delivering a summary of the day’s best tweets, by sifting through popular accounts, users, conversations and trends in your network, with updates twice a day.
Opening the notification will take you directly to the Twitter app where your Highlights will be displayed. Viewing them is a simple matter of swiping from right to left, with the last swipe taking you back to your home timeline.
‘Highlights’ should improve the Twitter experience; making it easier to catch up with the best and most relevant content, whilst encouraging greater participation from users who may be daunted by the sheer volume of content available in the twittersphere.
Though only available for Android users, Twitter are open to introducing the app to other platforms in the future.
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