Twitter wants to become an app for news

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Twitter is revamping its app’s “Explore” tab in the hopes of better serving up relevant and timely news to its users. It’s also rolling out a new feature for the FIFA World Cup, with an individual page of content for each game, just in time for the tournament’s kick off on Thursday.

Why it matters: The company says this is a small piece of a bigger ongoing effort to revamp its product. Over the years, Twitter has struggled to balance user growth with catering to its most active and loyal users, which has sometimes resulted in confusing product updates.