Twitter announced today it’s opening up its company says that Android users can only join and talk in Spaces for now but won’t yet be able to start their own. That added functionality is , without offering an exact timeframe. Android folks, our beta is growing! Starting today, you can join and talk in any Space., known as Twitter Spaces, to users on Android. Previously, the experience was only open to select users on iOS following the product’s private in late December 2020. The
SOON you’ll be able to create your own, but we’re still working out some things. Keep your 👀 out for live Spaces above your home. The company has been working quickly to iterate on Twitter Spaces in theits beta debut and has been relatively transparent about its roadmap. Last month, the in the near term and further down the road. During this live chat, Twitter confirmed that Spaces would in March.
It also promised a fix to how it displays listeners, which has since rolled out. Otherand prototyped, including titles and descriptions, scheduling options, support for co-hosts and moderators, guest lists, and more. Twitter has also updated the preview card in the timeline and relabeled its “captions” standpoint. The time frame of some of its new and scheduling options — was promised in weeks, not months. This fast pace has led Twitter to beat its rival Clubhouse — the — to offer support for Android. Today, Clubhouse remains iOS-only in addition to being invite-only.
It also indicates the resources Twitter is putting into this new, which was first announced publicly in November. Twitter believes is a market it needs to win. The company also sees the broader potential for Spaces as being a vital part of a larger now in the works. Twitter discussed tying together its new products like Spaces Newsletters and a “Super Follow” paid subscription during its Investor Day last week last week. It’s now also testing a Twitter “Shopping Card” that would that link directly to product pages via a “Shop” button — a feature that would also seem to fall under this new creator focus.