What’s Happening Now? Twitter Will Let Its iOS and Android Users Know

Mobile users will start seeing featured events appearing atop their timelines under the Happening Now banner

Happening Now will focus on sports events at launch
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Twitter is letting its iOS and Android users know what’s Happening Now.

The social network announced that its mobile users in the U.S. will start seeing featured events appearing atop their timelines under the Happening Now banner, starting with sports events.

Entertainment, breaking news and other events will be added “in the coming months,” Twitter added.

More details were made available on this Twitter support page: “You may see events featured at the top of your timeline labeled as Happening Now. When available, we’ll show you events and topics we think you might be interested in when you open your Twitter for iOS or Android app. Tap the down arrow icon to view why we think you’ll be interested in the event, or to hide the event from your timeline. Tap the photo to view conversation surrounding the event.”