Twitter testing 140-second lengthy voice messages in direct messages in India

New Delhi: Twitter on Wednesday introduced it’s testing voice messages in direct messages (DMs) as much as 140-seconds lengthy in India.

The experiment will probably be rolled out in phases to the audiences, making India one in every of three international locations to have entry to the function, alongside Brazil and Japan.

In line with the corporate, voice messages in DMs will make it simpler for individuals to have conversations.

“We’re excited to convey the voice messages in DMs experiment to the nation and provides individuals a brand new technique to categorical themselves and assist them join via the nuances, emotion, and empathy constructed by listening to somebody’s voice,” stated Manish Maheshwari, Managing Director, Twitter India.

Every voice message could be upto 140 seconds lengthy and will help individuals chat shortly – whether or not on the transfer or when there’s simply an excessive amount of to sort.

“We’re devoted to giving individuals extra choices to specific themselves in conversations on Twitter – each publicly and privately,” stated Alex Ackerman-Greenberg, Product Supervisor for direct messages at Twitter.

That is how the brand new function will work.

In a DM dialog, faucet the brand new voice recording icon as soon as to start recording.

Faucet the cease icon if you’re finished and you will have the choice to take heed to your recording earlier than sending or deleting it.

Alternatively, on iOS, you may also quick-send by holding down the voice recording icon and swiping as much as ship instantly after you are finished speaking.

Anybody may have the flexibility to pay attention to those messages wherever and nonetheless they use Twitter, however the capability to file voice messages over DM will probably be accessible for individuals on Twitter for iOS and Android in India, Japan and Brazil.

Individuals will see your voice Tweet seem on their timeline alongside different Tweets. To pay attention, faucet the picture.

“We hope letting individuals file and ship voice messages as DMs will improve their conversational expertise by including comfort and expression,” stated Ackerman-Greenberg.


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