Since May 6, the social network has added a new option that allows using GIF images, photos, and videos in retweets. Up to this point, only text could be added to reposts.
Exciting news: Today we are launching the ability to Retweet with GIF, photos, and video!
We find solutions to many challenges as we build for a global, vocal audience. Here is a glimpse into our process as we worked on this feature. https://t.co/PUMr9DRQ0K
— Twitter Engineering (@TwitterEng) 6 мая 2019 г.
At the moment, the novelty is available only for mobile devices Android, iOS. To take advantage of its benefits, users need to update the mobile application to the latest version.
“The most exciting part of this project was that we were working on a feature that many people asked for. We’re very excited to launch this feature across Twitter, and we can’t wait to see it being used by all of you.” – official Twitter account says.
The company promised to release another update in the near future, that will make media retweets “more interactive and easier to read”.
Recently Twitter announced the launch of a feature that will allow users to hide replies to tweets, thus filtering offensive or irrelevant content in correspondence.
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