Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida is announcing that he will be running for president at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in a conversation with Elon Musk on Twitter Spaces, a live audio streaming platform on Twitter where people gather and talk online in real time.
Times reporters will be providing analysis throughout the announcement, which you can listen to starting at 6 p.m. with a Twitter account. Mr. Musk, who owns Twitter, shared details on Wednesday afternoon about his scheduled interview with Mr. DeSantis.
Twitter launched Spaces in May 2021, becoming one of the first social media platforms to create a dedicated audio streaming feature. The idea was simple: to give people a way to converse and listen in rooms focused on specific topics.
Spaces was Twitter’s answer to Clubhouse, a livestream social app that grew rapidly in the pandemic after its March 2020 launch and that showed the power of audio platforms. While Twitter once had a video livestreaming service called Periscope, the wide…
This article was written by Ryan Mac and originally published on www.nytimes.com