Twitter homepage adds ‘top tweets’

Pat McMahon Contributor
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Twitter’s homepage got a new look Tuesday, featuring a scrolling list of “top tweets” designed to give non-members a look at what they’re missing.

The new design, which Twitter called a test and a “work in progress” on its official blog, is topped by a banner featuring Twitter’s top trending topics. Scrolling over those topics gives an explanation of why a particular word or phrase was popular at that time.

Below that is a feed that looks similar to a Twitter user’s live feed, featuring a constantly changing list of 140-character (or less) messages.

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