Twitter has begun sending users a weekly e-mail digest of the "most relevant" tweets and stories shared by the people they follow.
The introduction of the feature comes a few months after Twitter acquired Summify, a startup that gathered news from a user's various social networks and compiled it in daily e-mails. The Summify team moved from Vancouver to Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco.
In a blog post today, Twitter said stories in the e-mail are presented much like they are under the Discover tab on the Twitter site. That is, there's a headline, a summary, and then a row of thumbnails that shows who tweeted the story. Users can click the headline to read the story, check out related tweets from the people they follow, and click a link in the e-mail to tweet the piece themselves.… Read more