Twitter yesterday April 11 introduced local trends for Kenya and 160 plus countries and cities for the first time in a move to bring the world a little closer through country interaction.
“We’re introducing Trends in more than 160 new locations. Included in that list are a number of countries that will be getting Trends for the first time: Belgium, Greece, Kenya, Norway, Poland, Portugal, and Ukraine, plus more than 130 new cities in countries that already have Trends,” said Twitter’s Sofware Engineer, Trends team, Royce Cheng-Yue (@rchengyue).
According to Cheng0Yue Trends are an easy way to find out what people are talking about in real-time be it across the world, in one’s country, or city. Users follow Trends to easily great stuff relevant to them or find breaking news.
A user can change the Trends from city to country to country deepening on what is relevant for theme. To change a Trend a user heads to “Change” in the Trends sidebar on twitter.com on the then picks om a select the city or country they are interested in.
Trend is working on getting more locations to allow users follow info that matters to them at ease, Cheng Yue said,” We’re constantly working to bring Trends to more locations –– be on the lookout for even more in the future. In the meantime, don’t hesitate to check out our support article on Trends for more information.”