Can Twitter Videos Compete With Facebook? Probably Not.

Image source: Twitter. Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) deserves a little credit. This week, the company made two strategic moves to expand its video offerings, and both are significant.  The first came when the company snatched up the London-based, machine-learning company Magic Pony. The company’s technology will be used to improve Twitter’s video compression, allowing for better-quality videos that eat through less user data. Additionally, Magic Pony’s machine-learning technology should help Twitter to serve up more-relevant videos to its users.  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in press release that, “Magic Pony’s technology — based on research by the team to create algorithms that can understand the features of imagery — will be used to enhance our strength in live video, and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter.” Some…


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