Twitter Spaces audio rooms are being tested for the desktop and web app

Brad Stephenson

Twitter Spaces

It’s been pretty much a given that Twitter would bring its new voice room feature, Twitter Spaces, to the official web app eventually and now we have confirmation that it’s at least in the testing phase thanks to a new tweet from Jane Manchun Wong, a proven leaker with a solid track record of sharing upcoming Twitter features before they’re officially announced.

In the tweet, Wong states that the feature is already working in its current testing phase and that it’s being designed to work via the web on both desktop and mobile devices. The web app powers the official Windows 10 Twitter app, so this means that Twitter Spaces will be accessible within this app as well.

Twitter Spaces is basically a form of audio-only livestreaming that allows anyone to immediately start a public broadcast with other users within the Twitter app. The feature is already working on the iOS and Android Twitter apps. Currently anyone can listen in on a Space but the ability to create one is being rolled out to users in waves.

In general Twitter news, Wong also tweeted today a first look at tipping on Twitter which has been hinted at literally for years now so it’s good to see that it’s finally almost here.

Curiously, the icon for the tipping feature is a QR code which could suggest that tipping via Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies within the Twitter app is in the cards. Time will tell.

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