Twitter on Wednesday announced a new video application that will offer free content on major streaming TV services including; Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Microsoft’s Xbox One which will allow anyone with these devices to get content from Twitter’s media partners, NDTV news reports.
According to the company, the app will allow users to to get Twitter content regardless of whether the user has a Twitter account or a pay TV subscription and they’ll also be in position to view content such as top tweets or videos using the Vine or Periscope apps.
“These devices will bring Twitter’s live streaming video experience to life on the TV screen. Twitter has always been a great complement to TV, and now fans can enjoy even more premium video with live tweets – and the best content on Twitter – right from their TVs.” said Anthony Noto, Chief Financial Officer at Twitter Inc.
Starting Wednesday, Twitter for Apple TV is available globally while for Xbox One will be available in Australia, Britain, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the US, and as for the Amazon Fire TV, the app will available in the US and Britain as for now.
Earlier this week, the company said it would be offering users live-streamed video programs on technology, media and business as the social network seeks to broaden its audience.
The new service will be in partnership with the live and on demand video news network Cheddar.