Twitter Spaces Opening Broadly: Live Audio Rooms for Expansion

Since its introduction of Spaces, Live audio chats/ conversations, Twitter has been building and experimenting with a limited group to successfully draw out an observation that listening to voices over Twitter conversations can put them forward in a more vibrant way.

Since its introduction of Spaces, Live audio chats/ conversations, Twitter has been building and experimenting with a limited group to successfully draw out an observation that listening to voices over Twitter conversations can put them forward in a more vibrant way.

Since its introduction of Spaces, Live audio chats/ conversations, Twitter has been building and experimenting with a limited group to successfully draw out an observation that listening to voices over Twitter conversations can put them forward in a more vibrant way. Since Twitter has been building this feature, millions of people can now avail of creating a Space and contribute their bit in helping the company improve it with their valuable feedback. The social firm’s new live audio rooms feature, Twitter Spaces, is opening up more broadly. The company put out in public that it is building Twitter Spaces accessible to any account with 600 followers or more, including both iOS and Android users. It also officially unveiled some of the features it is preparing to set in motion, like Ticketed Spaces, scheduling features, reminders, support for co-hosting, accessibility enhancements, and more.

Twitter plans on making the spaces highly visible on the user’s home timeline. Twitter attempted a trial on its ability to find and join a Space from a purple bubble around someone’s profile picture right from the Home timeline and it concluded out to be adding ease to the users’ experience of trying Spaces.

All About Twitter Spaces

Twitter was set at the 600 follower figure as the minimum to gain access to Twitter Spaces based on its previous tests. The settlement came out as an observation that accounts with followers counting to 600 or above tend to have a better experience hosting live conversations because they have a larger existing audience who can tune in. Twitter, however, plans to bring its live audio conversation to all the users in the future.

Twitter brings about all its changes considering user feedback as they prioritize features and updates. Following its approach of heeding the users’ feedback, Twitter built spaces in public. Apart from this, the app has already built out a stretched set of audience management controls, introduced a way for hosts to mute all speakers at once, and added the laughing emoji to its set of reactions, all this after the app users requested it.

Twitter, now, has shifted its focal point creators. Twitter Spaces plan to support numerous co-hosts at one time, and creators will be able to better vend and even earn by charging on access to their live events on Twitter Spaces. Another feature, that will allow users to schedule and set reminders about Spaces they don’t want to miss, will be introduced in the coming weeks. This will help creators to market their spaces in advance and excite their audiences by briefing them about the upcoming space events. The creators could benefit from pushing users to “set a reminder” about the upcoming show.


Clubhouse Vs Twitter: A Social Rivalry on Fire

Clubhouse, the well-known rival of Twitter Spaces, also announced a reminders feature during its town hall event to mark the start of its external Android testing. We may soon see the two platforms having an edge over each other in terms of feature set.

The rivalry between the two seems to have caught fire with Clubhouse recently having introduced an in-app donations feature as a means of supporting star creators, while Twitter answers the competition by soon introducing a more traditional means of generating revenue from live events: selling tickets.

Twitter claims to be working on a feature that will allow hosts to set ticket prices and availability of the tickets to the number of people. This way Twitter is monetizing its users’ experiences by giving them a way of earning revenue from their Twitter Spaces.

Twitter explains its Twitter Spaces revenue plan for creators by granting a group of testers access to Ticketed Spaces in the future. Unlike Clubhouse which is yet to make its way into creator revenue streams, Twitter will take its share from these ticket sales. However, Twitter assures creators to get the majority of the revenue from their Ticketed Twitter Spaces. The company is working on finalizing the eligibility criteria so as to set who all will be able to host Ticketed Twitter Spaces. Allegedly, accounts with 1,000 followers who have hosted three spaces in the last 30 days and users above 18 years of age will be able to host Ticketed Twitter Spaces. Besides this, Twitter is also working on the ability to Co-host space, entitled to improved captions, more block labels, and scheduling. Twitter also marked down that it is refining its accessibility feature, live captions, so they can be paused and customized, and is striving to make them more unerring.

Twitter is thoroughly involved in making itself stand strong against its rival app Clubhouse.


Twitter Spaces on Desktop and Mobile Browsers

After serving a personalized experience to its iOS and Android users on the app, Twitter Spaces now expands to desktop and mobile web browsers. The focus points will be infrastructure and listening UI that is responsive to screen size, setting reminders for scheduled spaces, and accessibility and transcriptions. Web Spaces have a very much similar look on a web browser looking much like the mobile app version where descriptions, the list of participants, and hostname are available. Though Twitter Spaces on the web has a big caveat you can join the spaces but can’t host them yourself.


The Bottom Line

Twitter has been one of the biggest social media firms to offer a room to interact, spit out opinions, motivate, learn and enjoy all at once. To add more to its ever-exciting user experience Twitter introduces Spaces with broadly being opened to its users. Regardless of how huge a rival is; Twitter will always have an edge with its priority being given to users’ feedback. With the Spaces just getting started with a bigger vision to expand and monetize the conversation rooms for users, Twitter is shaping itself up each day.

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