Twitter has launched a new version of its app for digital media players — Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and for Microsoft’s video game console Xbox One — allowing users to see live streaming video available on Twitter. The app is free and users do not have to create a Twitter account and will feature all the live streaming video available on the network. Also Read - Twitter Voice Tweets rolling out for iOS: What are they, how to send
“NFL’s Thursday Night Football games will all be streamed free via the app as well as content from MLB, the NBA, and media organisations including Bloomberg News. Twitter’s Apple TV app will have a unique feature that allows users to watch live video and Tweeted video clips, side by side. The app will be available globally via the App Store for Apple TV. For the Xbox One, the app will be available in the US, Britain, Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. For Amazon’s Fire TV and the Fire TV Stick the app will be available only in the US and Britain. Also Read - Top Tech News today: Realme Watch 2 Pro launch date, Vivo Y72 launched in India, WhatsApp multi-device feature
This is a move to strengthen its live video streaming service. The availability of Twitter app on Apple TV will help reach more people as they love watching live sports on TVs and not on a mobile app or desktop. The new app will feature all the live-streaming available on the social network, including content from Periscope and Vine.
Watch LIVE: https://t.co/BrvmVNHWme
— NFL (@NFL) September 13, 2016
Twitter updated its Android app and added a dark-themed mode for night time viewing to make it a little easier on the eyes. The setting is only available for beta users. The feature can be found in the app’s main menu where users can easily switch it on or off, tech website.
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