Twitter has launched a new feature that will allow users to stream audio-only broadcasts live to their followers. It sort of works like a podcast, but on Twitter, with the followers only able to hear the broadcaster but not seeing them.
This feature was announced last Friday and currently limited to iOS users using the main Twitter app in combination with the company’s live-streaming app, the Periscope. If you’re on an iOS device and want to use this feature. You need to update to the latest version of the Twitter official app and then hit the ‘Go Live’ button located on the compose screen.
The move to add audio-only broadcast feature is seen as an attempt by the social media to diversify its portfolio into the live podcasting business together with audio-first content. The podcast business has proven to be profitable over the years, and Twitter now wants a piece of this growing cake.
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Other than the audio-only broadcast, Twitter has also unveiled a number of other new features including the ‘Explore’ tab and Bookmark for desktop. Though most of these features …read more
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