With the introduction of bookmarks, Twitter is now bringing real-time discussion within its app with ‘Happening Now’ feature that will appear on the user’s home screen and will notify him about any live discussion taking place.
Generally, it will focus to user’s particular interest that is there in his personalized Search but the user can look down the arrow icon on any topic for more info.
Why the introduction of such a feature?
Twitter believes that such a feature would increase more user engagements on the platform which has actually seen a massive decline for some time. Twitter has actually proved its relevance in as a better source of news.
The transpiring benefits
The major advantage would be the promotion of live video content. With an array of live-streaming videos on its platform, this feature could provide a prominent location to this myriad of videos.