Twitter is probably one of the most popular social networking services that's currently in service alongside the likes of Facebook. And it seems like similar to Facebook, Twitter is also revamping its service with more new features - the newest of them being a 'Fave People' timeline feature.
The 'Fave People' timeline feature will allow users to track tweets from their favorite users on a separate timeline. As of now, the timeline feature has been rolled out in alpha version for Android, suggesting that the feature could soon be rolled out more massively into the company's regular mobile app or be scrapped - everything will be based on the reviews by early testers.
"Keep track of your favorites," the interface reads. "Tap the star icon on the profiles of your favorite people to see their Tweets in this timeline. You can also choose to receive notifications when they tweet from Settings."
The app will now bring over the ability to mark other users as favorites just by tapping a star against their profiles and track their tweets in the 'Fave People' column. The column has been listed alongside the regular timeline that's found in the account Home, Discover, Activity and other columns that have been made accessible via a simple swipe.
Moreover, the feature will also allow users to receive notifications when their favorite users post a new tweet. The change, that looks to un-clutter users' account pages by categorizing them, was first spotted by TechCrunch.
Also, the newly introduced concept seems to be quite similar to Twitter's existing "Lists," which allows you to organize users into labeled groups such as "reporters" or "celebrities."
While the new changes made to Twitter sound quite exciting with the new chnages now allowing users to categorize other favorite accounts, it is to be noted that this is the alpha build of the app and is highly unstable and may contain bugs. However, more work is expected on the feature in the coming days.