Twitter users to see more news links in timelines

The platform groups tweeted articles and pushes them to users’ home feeds in an effort to make it easier to scan trending stories and increase engagement. Here’s what PR pros should know.

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Though news often breaks on Twitter, users are about to see more articles and trending stories in their timelines.

Twitter is rolling out a new feature to all users (including those on desktop, Android and iOS) that pushes links tweeted by members of your network into your timeline. It also groups additional tweets about the same link underneath it.

The new feature aims to make it easier for users to see news articles at a glance, along with who is sharing them. A spokesman for Twitter confirmed the feature to Buzzfeed, which first broke the news.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder and chief executive, confirmed the feature through a tweet:

It’s a good start. Lots more to do here

— jack (@jack) April 27, 2018

Techradar reported:

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