Twitter is making more room for major events and news stories

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Twitter said on Wednesday that it will begin notifying app users when a major event occurs, like the World Cup or a royal wedding, that might interest them.

The update will make it easier for people to find interesting tweets pertaining to such events.

The events will be promoted in a dedicated section of Twitter's search page.

Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it is changing its service to give more space to major events such as the World Cup, earthquakes, royal weddings and elections in a bid to make it easier for people to find interesting tweets.

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