Twitter users can get an interesting ‘TikTok’ feature in the coming time. Under this, people will be able to react with photos and videos on a tweet. The microblogging platform has started testing the ‘quote tweet with reaction’ feature. It allows users to post video reactions along with the tweet. Users can tap on the ‘Quote Tweet with Reaction’ icon from the Retweet menu. After that users will be able to react to any tweet with photos and videos. It will have the original tweet embedded in it. Twitter is calling this a ‘tweet take’. This function is available from Tiktok, in which videos can be replied. Twitter has confirmed that the new feature is being tested on iOS.
Twitter support team about testing the new feature on January 7 Information Gave. As mentioned, users will be able to give a customized video reaction to a tweet. Whenever a user clicks on the ‘Quote Tweet with Reaction’ option, it will take them to a screen. Here users can add a photo or video to the embedded tweet. A Twitter official has quoted a reaction to explain this feature. Tweet has done.
The ‘Quote Tweet with Reaction’ feature comes after the announcement of the closure of one such feature ‘Fleets’ about five months ago.
The Fleets feature was similar to Instagram Stories. In this, users could share tweets by taking screenshots, photos or videos from their gallery. Like Instagram Stories, this feature also used to disappear tweets after 24 hours. Fleet was shut down in August last year, eight months after its launch. The company had said that it had expected the number of people to increase with this feature, which did not increase.
Since then, the microblogging website – TikTok, owned by Clubhouse and Meta – has been rolling out a slew of new features to compete with Instagram. Recently, Twitter has started an Explore tab like Tiktok in select countries. With this help, users can quickly see the top trending content on Twitter. Users can also swipe to view video, image and text-based tweets vertically.