Over the past few weeks, Twitter has been running a number of public iOS tests with many users seeing slightly different versions of the app compared to others. Today, the WSJ reports that an interesting new feature is appearing for some users that shows tweets nearby their location on a map.
The ‘nearby’ feature shows up as one of the new timelines accessed by swiping across from the default view, a feature which was added just a few days ago. It’s been possible to attach location to a tweet since 2010, but Twitter is yet to really take advantage of having that data by presenting it in a meaningful way.
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