Twitter’s High Articles characteristic, which creates a report of articles well-liked in Blue subscribers’ networks, is now available on iOS after the corporate promised final week that it’d be coming “very soon.” It’s been obtainable on Android and the net, however now everybody who subscribes to Twitter’s paid service ought to be capable to see a roundup of what folks had been studying and tweeting about over the previous day.
High Articles is a form of non secular successor to a service referred to as Nuzzel, which supplied an identical roundup by means of e mail. Nuzzel was run by an organization referred to as Scroll, and was shut down when Twitter acquired the corporate earlier this yr. Twitter mentioned on the time it deliberate to carry Nuzzel again, and now its hottest characteristic is obtainable to anybody who’s prepared to pay the value for Twitter Blue. The premium service additionally offers customers further options like the power to “undo” tweets or learn ad-free articles.
Obtainable now on iOS — see what your community is sharing within the final 24 hours with High Articles so that you’ll all the time know what’s *actually* happening. Test it out and add it to your Customized Navigation bar pic.twitter.com/NxLW8fTTPn
— Twitter Blue (@TwitterBlue) November 15, 2021
Whereas Twitter Blue subscribers who miss Nuzzel will seemingly be excited that High Articles is now obtainable on all the most important platforms, it does really feel like there ought to be a lite-version for many who don’t need to straight pay for Twitter.
Whereas it is sensible that ad-free articles will incur a subscription price, Twitter Blue as an entire creates the impression that Twitter is paywalling fundamental options that ought to be obtainable to everybody, no matter which tier of Twitter they’re utilizing. In that vein, Threader (an app that makes Twitter threads extra readable by formatting them as articles) announced on Monday that it had been acquired by Twitter, and that it could be included in Twitter Blue. Whereas that is seemingly excellent news for these with Blue, it being paywalled received’t assist normal Twitter customers navigate threads any simpler.