On Wednesday Twitter took everybody with a storm and announced that it will live stream the conversations which are related to the Gujarat Elections. The microblogging website generated over 800,000 tweets in the last week.
This live streaming of elections will be available in Hindi and English and will now take place on Thursday, at the second polling.
You can now save posts on Twitter to post them later, click to know more.
Amrita Tripathi (Acting Head for News Partnerships) “We are excited to launch the first live stream of elections in India providing people with the opportunity to follow all the election-related action in real-time, with the best analysis and commentary in the business”.
The website is not charging a single penny for this live polling and every stream will be supported by a Twitter timeline feature. This decision was taken as last month Twitter experienced a twenty percent growth in the conversations of the Gujarat Elections. The website has introduced a new emoji which will be showcased on December 22.
Now you can create threads on Twitter, read all about it here.