Twitter Inc (TWTR) Copying Facebook Inc (FB) Features In Desperation?


As the year 2014 comes to an end, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) still tries to maintain its product curve and be in the social media game. The troubled company has announced another new feature to attract its users. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) user feeds will now offer Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) styled feeds. Twitter will collect tweets base on your interest and interaction and show you in your normal feeds. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s algorithm will check for the users’ interest and either it is worthy to be shown to the users or not.

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This is a similar feature to Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). A few months ago, angry investors asked Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to come up with something out of the box and manage the things smartly. Costolo offered a list of features and asked the investors to be patient. But it seems that Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) has developed a habit of rolling out some pointless features after a specific time just to be in the news.

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is orienting itself as a news service. Its user base is shrinking. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR)’s biggest competitor is growing and becoming a social media behemoth.

An article on Independent said that Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is desperately trying to attract new users. Many new features it is adapting are already in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). The latest feature will let the users sign in and check what they missed when they were not on Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR). In 2015, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) will have to revamp its product strategy otherwise it would be almost impossible for it to catch up with Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).

John Thaler’s JAT Capital Management owns over 7.3 million shares in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR).

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