Twitter Cleans Up “Quote Tweet” & Tweet With comment performance

Quoted tweets now display as embeds instead of textual content; adjustments are rolling out for iOS and net users with Android “coming quickly.”

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including a remark to a tweet just obtained a little bit more handy. Twitter introduced lately that it’s updating the “quote tweet” button in cell apps and giving web customers the choice so as to add commentary to tweets they wish to share.

Tweets shared in this approach will be embedded and displayed as a Twitter-card type picture. The change for mobile — which is rolling out now on iOS and “coming soon” to Android — means that when users hit the quote tweet button, they will no longer get a full dump of the tweet’s text within the compose window. as an alternative of having to squeeze in a comment, they are going to be able to append as much as 116 characters of commentary.

The alternate for internet users, which can be rolling out now, offers the option of including a comment after hitting the retweet button:

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Twitter remains to be engaged on display of such tweets. They show with the embed as intended on iOS, net and even the professional Twitter Android app, but on Twitter for Mac and TweetDeck and tweets embedded on internet sites, they simply exhibit the remark with a hyperlink to the original tweet. most likely, the company intends to standardize the appear across all systems, so we see …

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… as an alternative of:

For extra details about updates, see Twitter’s enhance page.


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