Twitter right this moment confirmed (through a tweet, in fact) that it’s rolling out a characteristic that simpler lets its customers discover quote tweets.
Already examined in some areas, the characteristic separates quote tweets from regular retweets, and relabels them ‘Quote Tweets’ as an alternative of ‘Retweets with feedback’.
You may view quote tweets by tapping or clicking on a tweet to view its replies and metrics. Retweets, replies, and likes will stay as clickable hyperlinks, too.
Twitter was testing the ‘Retweets with feedback’ label again in Could, nevertheless it seems it has determined to name them quote tweets.
Tweets a couple of Tweet add extra to the dialog, so we’ve made them even simpler to search out.
Retweets with feedback are actually referred to as Quote Tweets and so they’ve joined the Tweet element view. Faucet right into a Tweet, then faucet “Quote Tweets” to see them multi functional place. pic.twitter.com/kMqea6AC80
— Twitter Help (@TwitterSupport)
August 31, 2020
Twitter says this makes quote tweets “simpler to search out” by placing them multi functional place. We’re unsure we ever actually wanted to see quote tweets simpler, nevertheless it’s there now if you would like it.
The platform is tweaking its tried and examined formulation of late with out actually overhauling the service. Aside from the doubling of characters allowed in a tweet from 140 to 280 in November 2017, the service is similar to when it debuted in 2006 – albeit now with extra Russian bots.