Twitter will now curate its news feed

The platform is looking to capitalize on its authority as a news source by changing how it surfaces new posts and videos. Here’s what PR pros should know.

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Twitter wants to become your No. 1 news destination.

The organization rolled out a host of changes on Wednesday aimed at creating better experiences for users looking to keep up to date on live events and breaking news. As Twitter hopes to drive more traffic and users to its site, PR pros should note the platform’s growing importance for news dissemination.

Twitter announced the changes in a blog post which read, in part:

People come to Twitter to see and discuss what matters to them—from breaking news to the day’s events and memes. This is because whatever is happening in the world, is happening on Twitter—with real-time conversation. There’s no better example than #NBATwitter. Check it out!

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