Twitter teases a bunch of new product features, including new apps and algorithmic filters


During Twitter’s first ever analyst call Wednesday, the company previewed a range of products it’s developing. CEO Dick Costolo, CFO Anthony Noto, and a handful of product leads gave a rundown of what to expect in the coming months.

They didn’t give a ship date for most of the products — aside from a direct messaging update — so it’s hard to know how close these updates are to being built. Twitter may have been trying to stave off analyst anxiety or prove its product team isn’t in shambles after recent high-profile departures. If it’s the former, the effort paid off. Twitter’s stock was up 7.45 percent at stock closing, with $42.54 per share.

Either way, here’s a breakdown of the most important features.

Location-based Twitter

One of the most interesting projects revealed by Twitter is location-based Twitter curation (see below). The company has experimented with the feature in major metropolitan areas, allowing you to…

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