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Twitter launches Moments tab for browsing best tweets

Twitter launches Moments tab for browsing best tweets
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The micro-blogging site Twitter has launched Moments - a tab that will show you the best of what is happening on Twitter in an instant and in real...

New York: The micro-blogging site Twitter has launched Moments - a tab that will show you the best of what is happening on Twitter in an instant and in real time.

"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," the micro-blogging site announced in a blog post.

So you can now have the best of conversations between world leaders and celebrities, citizens reporting events as they happen, cultural memes, live commentary on the night’s big game and many more.

“Tapping on the new lightning bolt tab on your phone opens a list of Moments that matter now. As new stories emerge throughout the day, we continue to update this list,” the post added.

You can also swipe through topics including “Entertainment” and “Sports” to find more stories from the past few days.

When you click into a Moment, you are taken to an introduction with a title and description.

Start swiping to dive right into the story, with immersive full-bleed images and autoplaying videos, Vines and GIFs. A single tap gives you a fuller view of the Tweet, which you can favourite, Retweet and more.

A double tap lets you instantly favourite the Tweet. The progress bar at the bottom indicates how much more each Moment has to offer.

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