Twitter is rolling out two new features designed to make the service easier to use and more appealing for group of messaging and video editing and sharing. Update to the ready for all Twitter users in the next few days to download.
The company is adding the new features as it attempts to reassure investors about its growth prospects following a turbulent first year as a publicly traded company.
In the latest version of Twitter for Android and Apple iOS users are private Direct Messages groups as well as the advanced options of items available videos. In Twitter informed on his blog.
Using the new message function Twitter users can private-up to 20 group conversation start their followers. These do not have to follow themselves against each other to be able to talk directly to each other. Even back you are invited group conversation, you get a notification. Twitter’s director of product Jinen Kamdar According to the offer differs from the similar competition: For instance, users can hide their real names. “What Twitter is unique is that it also interacts with people you do not know.” That is why it has important for many users also been able to communicate away from streams.
In addition, it allowed the new version to record videos directly to the Twitter app, The social network is clearly gunning for its rivals with this latest feature, allowing folk to add up to 30 seconds worth of film to a tweet. There are some things 140 characters simply can’t cover effectively. Before they can be cut and assemble Post. The videos appear in tweets then as a still picture does not start automatically, as feared by some. On the iPhone, and users can upload videos Existing. Set for this function follow Android.
In the next few days the new features for all Twitter users are available within. The year attends group conversations to which one is invited, as well as the lack of any public videos should now possible for everyone.
As well as direct messages year groups better video support Twitter had announced in November. “We optimize for fast, almost instant sharing, ” said product manager Jinen Kamdar in view videos. This is both moving image format for display attractive to customers who want to switch video advertising itself, as well as the possibility of user loyalty.
Twitter had recently expanded its Android app also Microsoft’s Bing translation service Translations. Can thus tweets directly translate into the app. Supports are yet being over 40 languages. Twitter will be rolling out an update for the Android app soon.