There are hundreds of millions of tweets that happen every day. Twitter wants you to be able to find the best ones with Moments.
Twitter announced that Moments is now available to users. The company tweeted, “Creators everywhere can now tell stories with tweets.”
Users can view organized, compelling tweets that have been grouped together based on where they are have been sent from or what they are about. Whether it is “sitting” on the front row of the Grammy’s, being up close at your favorite sporting event, to political rallies or debates, Moments can bring the action to your hand.
From yesterday’s funniest viral story to tomorrow’s big game, keep up in the social world with Moments. Get the whole picture of a trending topic through highlights, pictures and headlines that come directly from the event you are interested in.
Engaging with a Moment:
- • When you click into a Moment, you’re taken to an introduction with a title and description.
- •Start swiping to dive right into the story, with immersive full-bleed images and auto-playing videos, Vines, and GIFs.
- •A single tap gives you a fuller view of the Tweet, which you can favorite, Retweet, and more. A double tap lets you instantly favorite the Tweet.
- •The progress bar at the bottom indicates how much more each Moment has to offer.
- •Swiping up or down dismisses the Moment and takes you back to the guide.
- •At the end of a Moment, click the share button to Tweet your thoughts, and send it out to your followers.
Don’t know who to follow during these events? Follow the actual event. The best tweets from that event will be delivered to your timeline. This will eliminate any garbage and let you focus on the good stuff.
What if you don’t want to keep following an account after the event? When the event is done, you will automatically unfollow them. If users don’t care to follow an organization forever, but can stay in the loop during a special event.
Twitter users who aren’t huge sports fans can still keep up with the playoffs, big games, or just want to keep track of a certain game. Political debates are a great example as well. During debates, you can follow the event and after it has concluded, you will not have to deal with the aftermath.
Moments offers the ability to see things quicker, more efficiently. From personal use to big organizations, utilizing Moments can help in more ways than one.
“Many people turn to social media for their news — whether that be local, national or international. Twitter Moments fulfills that need for immediate news,” said Smirk Strategist Liz Ramirez. “If something happens in another state or around the world, we turn to the digital world to give us more info about whatever is happening.”