The feature, which was earlier reported by The Verge, will reportedly let people follow more than 300 areas of interest across subjects like sports and entertainment, similar to how they follow individual Twitter accounts.
Twitter is promising that the Topics tweets you'll see in your timeline will come from accounts with credibility. It'll check whether an account normally tweets about the topic, and what kind of engagement a tweet is getting from other people who also tweet about the topic.
"When you choose to follow a topic – whether it's your favorite band, sports team or celebrity – you'll see Tweets from a whole host of accounts that are experts, fans or just tend to talk about that thing a lot on Twitter," the company said in its blog post.
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Twitter this year has been focused on new features aimed at making it easier for users to find what they're looking for and to control their experiences on the social network. In September, Twitter began allowing people in the US and Japan to hide replies as part of an experiment to fuel more-positive conversations.
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Originally published Nov. 6, 9:45 a.m. PT. Update, 10:32 a.m.: Adds more background; Nov. 7: Adds additional background; Nov. 12: Adds additional information from Twitter.