Twitter Expanding Its Wings, Join Hands With Media Companies For More Content In Expanded Tweets

Posted on Jun 14 2012 - 4:18am by Editorial Staff

The micro-blogging giant got its wings, and is expanding with the range of content that it will be going to show in tweets on and The company is going to add more content partner and that partners include big names like Time and The Wall Street Journal. This easy new way to discover content from the web begins rolling out to everyone on and starting today, and it’s coming soon to Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android.

This is what Twitter had to say about the new add-ons:

You’ve probably expanded Tweets before to play videos from YouTube or see photos from Instagram. Now, a diverse and growing group of new partners like the The Wall Street Journal, Breaking News, and TIME also deliver rich content inside Tweets containing a link to those websites.

It’s easier than ever to discover breaking news and bylines. When you expand a Tweet linking to a news article by The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle or Der Spiegel Online, you can see a preview with the headline, the introduction and sometimes the Twitter accounts of the publisher and writer. You can continue to read the article, follow these accounts, and reply, favorite or retweet the Tweet.

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