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Twitter launches Moments which shows tweets on story via a single click

Following a day after co-founder Jack Dorsey was named permanent CEO, Twitter launched a product for browsing tweets on a particular topic known as Moments (not to be confused with Facebook's Moments). The new product, which was code named Project Lightning, displays the day’s most talked-about stories in a new section of the app and can be accessed by tapping the lightning button. Once tapped, a Moment will display an introduction with a title and description. When you swipe sideways the Moment will also display full-bleed images and autoplaying videos, Vines, GIFs and related tweets. Moments are often updated as new information or great tweets become available. The difference to note is that Moments focuses on timeline of particular stories​ rather than displaying the regular content based feed. Moments is the latest product from Twitter which is looking to bring back users who have abandoned the platform. Moments provides a magazine-like view of Twitter and works even if you haven't followed a single account. "Moments helps you find the best of Twitter as easily as tapping an icon – regardless of who you follow. Just visit the new tab called Moments, where you will discover stories unfolding on Twitter," Madhu Muthukumar, products manager explained on the company's blog. The product is currently live in the US and available on Android, iOS and Web. The blog post however did not mention when it would be rolled out to the rest of the world. Note that in India, Twitter already has a button called Trending News, a sort of precursor to…

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