The app is testing a new modality that will allow you to cast states (like on Facebook). For now, this feature is visible to only a few users.
Twitter has started testing a new feature where users can provide their followers with additional information via posts mood or description,
It is a tool that is currently only available to a select group of users of the social network in both the United States and Australia.
As confirmed by a Twitter spokesperson for TechCrunch, the platform will be testing this new feature “for a limited time,” with the aim that users can “better tell” what they’re doing through their tweets. are.
“This feature allows you to add status to your tweets to give more context to your followers,” the spokesperson said. In addition, he humorously indicated that thanks to this option you can add information about “reflections made in the shower or opinions about how they felt on Monday.”
The medium also states that the states as well as the emoji that accompany them, They appear below the username and apply specifically to that tweet.
At this time, and since Twitter statuses are in their infancy, they do not appear to be moderated or managed.
Despite being only a provisional test, Some users have already complained that the default status of the app is “embarrassing” and cannot be customized.,
I don’t know how Twitter released a more embarrassing and unhelpful feature than Ctweet in the same month, but here it is. These are all positions you can use. no custom status allowed pic.twitter.com/2BPwku1qi1
— takes of Vesperia (@coolranchzaku) 27 July 2022
It’s worth remembering that application researcher Jane Manchun Wong discovered this feature late last April. Therefore, the status can be applied to a tweet or a normal profile.
Even then, TechCrunch notes that in this latest test users can only add context to specific tweets. And that they can click on these statuses to find other posts with similar status.