Video and Chat in One
The Twitter app for Apple TV offers video content from around the globe, including live streaming of Thursday night NFL games.
Touchdown. During Thursday night NFL games, you can live stream all of the action. At the same time, you can see the world react via Twitter, Vine, and Periscope. In 2016, Twitter has streaming rights to 10 NFL games.
Daily Moments. Twitter has brought Moments to Apple TV. You can see what others are saying about current news topics. In real time, of course.
Simple Navigation. You can check out the latest news headlines with ease thanks to the Twitter app for Apple TV. Move between topics or go further in-depth using the Apple TV Remote or Remote app for iOS.
What is it about?
Twitter is the first streaming partner for the NFL. They also expect to stream MLB and NBA action. Besides this, the app offers real-time Twitter comments, Vines, and Periscopes surrounding an event.
For those who...
- Want to live stream sporting events
- Like seeing people react to news and current events
- Obsess over Twitter, Vine, and/or Periscope
Not for those who...
- Don't like social
- Not interested in sporting events.
- Rather use Facebook
Why we love it
The popular network is hoping to merge social with live events on the big screen. It will be interesting to see how things play out.
App Store Description
From breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests, when it happens in the world, it happens on Twitter first. See all sides of the story. Join the conversation. Watch live streaming events. Twitter is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now.
- Watch premium and exclusive live streams directly from your mobile device. No account required.
- Go Live with a tap or sit back and watch events unfold from around the world.
- Discover what your favorite sports, news, politics, and entertainment thought leaders are talking about
- Experience dynamic media — like photos, videos, and GIFs
- Retweet, share, like, or reply to Tweets in your timeline
- Write a Tweet to let the world know what’s happening with you
- See what topics and hashtags are trending now
- Discover Moments, curated stories showcasing the very best of today’s biggest events
- Get caught up on news headlines and videos
- Relive the latest sports highlights
- Be in the know about pop culture and entertainment
- See what fun stories are going viral
- Find out who started following you
- Discover which of your Tweets were liked or Retweeted
- Respond to replies or be alerted to Tweets you were mentioned in
- Chat privately with friends and followers
- Share Tweets and other media
- Create a group conversation with anyone who follows you
- Customize your profile with a photo, description, location, and background photo
- Look back at your Tweets, Retweets, replies, media, and likes
- Get suggestions on influential people to follow
- Sync your contacts to find friends currently on Twitter or invite more