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Twitter Roll Out: Retweet with GIF, Photos, and Video


The Wait is Over!

Interesting roll out from Twitter for its users but not the expected one!

Twitter has added another option to its retweet icon which basically is a retweet which includes an image, videos, and gifs. Which looks like the below mention.

(Source: Twitter)

How Twitter Approached the Feature Design:

Yesterday Twitter engineering team has launched this new feature which has the ability to retweet with photos, videos and GIFs.

Twitter Design team mentioned that the idea to launch this feature was given by Twitterati’s.

(Source: Twitter)

Twitter Said: It’s the combine effort of design and engineering team’s which made this implementation possible towards the new launch. The reason for this collaboration between the design and engineering team is due to the changes impacted on the tweet detail page and timelines.

This new feature is widely available now for every user.

Below is a retweet GIF to our blog.

(Source: Twitter)

But, this new feature has a drawback in terms of viewing the original tweet which is divided from the media content, it would be preferable if a GIF retweet contained both the media and original tweet in the same view.

Twitter is listening to its users request this feature was one among those requests.

However, Twitterati’s having been demanding about the edit button feature which according to Twitter should be in their to-do list and after this announcement from Twitter, Users from all over the globe are taking this as an opportunity to tweet about edit button and as a reminder for Twitter to launch this option which will be appreciated if they do Hope so! As they did in the recent past by increasing the twitter character limit to 280 characters.


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Shiva Charan

Hi, I'm Shiva Charan. Writing a piece of content is a passion for me and I do it regularly when I get a chance. I have learned this art when I started my career as a Digital Marketer past 5 years ago, I used to read blog articles and used to understand the way authors write each sentence. My subject matter experience in Digital Marketing has made me write blog articles for Digital Nest as a lead writer, I hope you love them reading as well.


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