Twitter announces Explore, a discovery tool

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Move over, Facebook Trending. Twitter’s own style of trending stories has been announced today. Called Explore, the objective of this feature is to consolidate trending stories into one central location. The Explore tab which is coming soon will allow Twitter users to find trends, Moments, search and live video under one roof: the Explore tab.

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The Explore tab, as you see on the bottom, will take you to a screen that shows you your moments. Think about Facebook Trending, just ported to the Twitter interface.

The goal, as Twitter reports, is simply to make finding relevant news easier. It will begin rolling out on the iOS today and in Android over the next few weeks.