Twitter has announced that the company is launching a product and place pages that allows users to discover and purchase items within the service. Also Read - Explained: Can Twitter get banned in India?Also Read - Twitter vs government: Twitter India loses legal protection for not complying with IT rules on time
According to the Verge, the new pages will organize related tweets about products and brands on dedicated pages. A product page will let people see others’ tweets about that product, prices, and, sometimes, a buy button. The company is also rolling out what it’s calling Collections, a way for brands and celebrities to curate products and recommend them to followers. Also Read - Twitter friends/followers seeking your unwanted attention could be Unmentioned
This is the second new feature Twitter has unveiled this week after announcing Project Lightning, a news platform that would allow users to follow events instead of people.