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Twitter, the newest cord cutting service

Could Twitter be the next big thing for cord cutters? With deals in place to stream a bunch of live sports and news events, it looks like maybe it could, yeah.

Live news events and sports might seem like a bit of a departure for the social media service that has historically been about brevity. However, Twitter has also always been about immediacy and sharing things that are happening right now, so perhaps “live TV” is a logical place to experiment… or maybe, as Luke Bouma points out, it’s just that cord cutting is the hot new thing and everyone wants in on the action.

Read on to see which specific live streaming sports, news events and networks might be coming soon to a Twitter feed near you.

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