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Results from The Twitter Blog for: 2016

Check out live 360 video on Twitter

Today, we’re introducing a new way to see what’s happening on Twitter – through live 360 video.

Starting today, you can check out live, interactive 360 videos from interesting broadcasters and explore what’s happening with them. You’ll be able to get an inside look with well-known personalities and go behind the scenes at exclusive events.


The #CFBPlayoff is happening on @Twitter

The #CFBPlayoff is happening on @Twitter. A look back on the road to the postseason and how to follow on New Year’s Eve.


Go Live on Twitter!

Live video is the most immersive way to experience what’s happening around the world. From protests and monumental moments to celebrations and things that make us LOL, we’re making it easier for you to broadcast live video - straight from Twitter.



2016 marked a year when people around the world came together on Twitter to celebrate and mourn lives that influenced, lives we lost. Throughout New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco you will begin to see images of these heroes with gratitude for the impact they had, and how we all came together in their memory.


#ThisHappened in 2016

2016. What a year! From news and entertainment to sports and politics, around the world or around the block; it all happened on Twitter. Tweets brought people together in laughter, shock, celebration, fear, mourning, and jubilation. Today, we’re reflecting back on the moments and memories that defined 2016.

We’ve launched #ThisHappened so people can share the biggest moments and memories of 2016.


Progress on addressing online abuse

Twitter is the fastest way to see what’s happening and what everyone is talking about. What makes Twitter great is that it’s open to everyone and every opinion. We’ve seen a growing trend of people taking advantage of that openness and using Twitter to be abusive to others.


How #Election2016 was Tweeted so far

A look back at highlights from the Twitter election with one day to go.


#FlyTheW: @Cubs win the 2016 #WorldSeries

The 2016 @MLB World Series played out in historic fashion with the @Cubs defeating the @Indians in seven games. And all of the top #Postseason moments, including the thrilling extra-inning final game, unfolded on Twitter.


Find your voting info with @gov

The U.S. Election is November 8, and @gov can help you find the information you need.


WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW (Election Edition)

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about. And right now, there’s no topic being more widely discussed than the U.S. presidential campaign.