Twitter Is Testing A Reaction Video Format Called ‘Tweet Takes’

By 01/07/2022
Twitter Is Testing A Reaction Video Format Called ‘Tweet Takes’

Twitter is testing a ‘Quote Tweet with reaction’ feature on iOS that feels strikingly similar to the reaction video format that has proliferated on TikTok.

Rather than traditional Quote-Tweeting, with a written statement that appears above a Tweet, the feature allows users to embed an image of a Tweet within another photo or video. The ensuing format has been dubbed a Tweet Takes in Twitter’s parlance.

Those who have access to the feature will see a ‘Quote Tweet with reaction’ button on their retweet menus, The Verge reports. From there, users can either take new photos or videos or use content in their camera roles.

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Separately, Twitter announced today a new composer bar that enables users to create tweets from their timeline homepages without having to navigate to a separate compose screen. That feature, located at the bottom of mobile screens just above the navigation menu, is also being tested in iOS.

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