There is a new official Twitter account, and it’s dedicated to gaming! @TwitterGaming is a new channel where gamers can talk about “the best of games, gaming, gamers and eSports”. Where else? On Twitter of course!
Also Read: This Guy Created A Full 8-bit RPG On Twitter
Gaming has grown to proportions that can no longer be ignored. Every day, thousands of users start and join conversations about gaming, on every social network. Twitter is no exception. It makes perfect sense for Twitter to open up a dedicated channel for all gamers.
If you like our stories, there is an easy way to stay updated:
In a statement, Twitter explained the rationale behind the new account:
And It’s Not Just About A New Account.
Twitter actually launched its presence in the gaming world back in September 2015, when Rodrigo Velloso joined the company as director of gaming partnerships. And this is not Velloso’s first try – he has held the same role at YouTube for almost 3 years. His time there, resulted in the launch of a dedicated Youtube channel for gaming.
So, what do you think? Is gaming the future of social?
Let's tweet. pic.twitter.com/OkCWAMDudg
— Twitter Gaming (@TwitterGaming) January 13, 2016
The account is only 2 hours old at the time of writing and it already counts over 22K followers, no doubt proving that the demand for channels like this is very very real.
More from Twitter
As Twitter looks back at the gaming conversations that took place on its platform throughout 2017, it's easy to see …
Twitter Estimates That 1.4 Million Users Interacted With Tweets From Russia’s Internet Research Agency
Twitter has doubled its estimation of users who interacted with propaganda Tweets sent out by Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA) …