Twitter is testing the addition of view counts next to the timer in videos.
As video consumption continues to increase on Twitter, we are constantly experimenting with ways to provide a rich video experience. View counts provide helpful context on the popularity of a video, and we are exploring this feature to help surface the best content.
Twitter showing view counts for videos now pic.twitter.com/GuPOM08N59
— Dorsey Shaw (@dorseyshaw) February 1, 2017
Bogle speculated that Twitter may be developing ways to rank and display video content, similar to recent moves Facebook has made with its News Feed algorithm.
Readers: Would you like to see Twitter add view counts to videos?
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