Twitter has joined the league of social media in the business of providing access to live events as the company on Wednesday announce the launch of its new app with specific feature such as live streaming of contents on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Microsoft’s Xbox One.
Interestingly, access to the content is not restricted to individuals who have account or subscription to be accessed while other Twitter content such as top Tweets, Vines and Periscopes will also be included.
“These devices will bring Twitter’s live streaming video experience to life on the TV screen, – Twitter’s chief financial offer, Anthony Noto said as quoted on Prnewswire.com .
“Twitter has always been a great complement to TV, and now fans can enjoy even more premium video with live tweets – and the best content on Twitter – right from their TVs. We’re excited to introduce this new experience to people, without requiring a paywall or having to log in to Twitter.”
You may be wondering how if this App would be useful to you. The company has indicated that the apps will be available in selected markets. Twitter for Apple TV is available globally via the App Store for Apple TV (4th generation), On Xbox One will be available in Australia, Brazil, Canada,Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Twitter for Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are available in the United States and the United Kingdom.
It could be recalled that Facebook recently joined launched its live streaming video app.