Twitter has confirmed that it is currently experimenting with the design and features offered to users of its Spaces chat rooms.
Screenshots of an early beta version, published by TechCrunch(Opens in a new window), suggests an updated concept that has yet to be finalized. Twitter noted that these images are “inaccurate and outdated,” representing “an early version” of the new experience. However, a new look, personalized daily summary and themed stations are teased in the downloads.
The redesign looks set to reorganize the audio chat room into different topics, for example Music and Sports. The issues were launched last year(Opens in a new window) for creators to add tags to their audio programs, but it was limited. They could now become a core feature of the Spaces experience.
As for when we’ll get to see the “new” Realms, an official announcement is expected “down the road,” according to Twitter, but no time frame was given.
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Twitter introduced Spaces to a “very small” group of comments in late 2020, inviting select members to join the experimental audio chat rooms. By summer 2021, Spaces was available to mobile and desktop accounts with more than 600 followers, with the option to include co-hosts and charge for exclusive live audio experiences.
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