A “save for later” possibility is coming to Twitter at an unannounced date, as noticed by BuzzFeed. Keith Coleman, the corporate’s head of product, introduced the upcoming change in a tweet final evening.
Coleman says a method for folks to bookmark tweets has been a prime request, and that the function will enable folks to return to tweets and tales later with out having to make use of the “like” button as a workaround. Though it might sound odd, I’ve discovered myself wanting to make use of one thing like this in a wide range of conditions. There have been tweets I need to retweet or reply to at a later time, story time threads I feel are hilarious and need to share with different folks, and movies that solely reside on Twitter that I need to watch later.
Simply the opposite evening at dinner with my household, the subject of hen sashimi got here up (I swear). I remembered seeing recap video about it, however once I tried to Google it, I used to be at a loss. I finally discovered it utilizing some inventive searches inside Twitter, however it might have been a faucet away had I been in a position to bookmark it once I first noticed it.
✨ Recent out of HackWeek and coming quickly — a brand new technique to save tweets to learn later. Been a prime request (❤️ !) The staff would love your suggestions as they dial within the design! #SaveForLater https://t.co/6oo2lhqFbW
— Keith Coleman (@kcoleman) October 10, 2017
Twitter product supervisor Jesar Shah then tweeted an early demo of what bookmarking may appear like:
The announcement comes shortly after Twitter’s transfer to roll out 280-character tweets and a pledge to revisit its public guidance on what components can result in tweets being faraway from the platform.