Offbeat Twitter puts live streams at the top of your feed

14:51  14 september  2018
14:51  14 september  2018 Source:   engadget.com

Twitter Rolls Out Audio Streaming On iOS

  Twitter Rolls Out Audio Streaming On iOS Twitter and Periscope users on iOS can now stream with just audio, if they so desire.Twitter (TWTR) originally launched as a microblogging platform that limited its users to 140-character bursts of text and images, but the site keeps giving users more ways to share content. On Friday, Twitter announced that all users on iOS could broadcast live audio-only streams to their followers, in an expansion of the app’s Periscope functionality.

  Twitter puts live streams at the top of your feed

Twitter is making it easier to catch live broadcasts from the accounts you follow. Now, anytime an account you follow starts a stream and shares a tweet about it, the broadcast will be pushed to the top of your timeline. The company announced the new feature in a tweet.

Twitter has surfaced certain live streams, like NFL games, before and its Happening Now feature kept users abreast of ongoing events by putting them at the top of their feeds. This, however, is the first time all live streams from any of the accounts a user follows will top the timeline. The new feature is rolling out now on both iOS and Android.

WWE Superstar Sasha Banks Injured, Will Be Replaced in Facebook's 'Mixed Match Challenge' (Video)

  WWE Superstar Sasha Banks Injured, Will Be Replaced in Facebook's 'Mixed Match Challenge' (Video) Another female WWE Superstar is out of Facebook Watch's "Mixed Match Challenge" Season 2 due to injury: Sasha Banks will be replaced by Mickie James in the mixed tag-team tournament. Banks, who was partnered with Bobby Lashley, is sidelined just three days after Alexa Bliss became too hurt to compete. Watch a video below announcing the switch. Also read: WWE's Alexa Bliss out of Facebook Watch's 'Mixed Match Challenge' Season 2 Premiere Due to Injury James and Lashley will take on the team of Jinder Mahal and Alicia Fox on Tuesday. Banks says she'll be rooting the new duo on. Rooting for @fightbobby and @MickieJames in the #WWEMMC! https://t.co/1dNETtAhDy - $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) September 21, 2018 Also read: WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg Says He Didn't Send Those Tweets Challenging Trump to a Fight In this form of mixed-tag wrestling, the men wrestle the men and the women face off against the women. When one team tags its partner their opponents also swap spots in the ring and on the apron. WWE's "Mixed Match Challenge" streams live on Facebook Watch Tuesdays beginning at 10/9c, immediately following USA Network's "SmackDown Live." "MMC" airs a pre-show starting at 9:50 p.m. ET.


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