Twitter Debuts Livestreaming With High Definition Broadcast of Wimbledon

Tennis fans won't get any work done today


Twitter today is providing a glimpse into what kind of TV-like platform it could be for sports fans, one of its most-loyal user bases. The social media network's livestreaming of Wimbledon is Twitter's first broadcast in high definition.

"Twitter is increasingly a place where people can find livestreaming video, and that includes exciting sporting events like Wimbledon," a spokesperson for the San Francisco tech company said via email. "This livestream is an extremely early and incomplete test experience, and we'll be making lots of improvements before we launch it in its final form."

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