Twitter exploring a retweet with TikTok-like reaction videos feature on its platform. it’s true that everyone wants in on the TikTok magic at the moment. And now, Twitter is the latest social media platform to try something TikTok-like.
Twitter Exploring a Retweet with TikTok-like Reaction Videos Feature
With that in mind, Twitter is carrying out another test include that welcomes individuals to present video responses on tweets rather than statement tweeting as it was done in the good ‘ol days. It’s an extremely un-Twitterlike decision, yet the organization has been effectively trying different things with new items for some time presently, including the now-resigned vanishing tweets known as Fleets, may they find happiness in the hereafter.
How to Access the New Twitter Feature
Currently, the test for this new feature is limited to iOS only. And the feature lets you opt to “quote tweet with reaction” from inside the retweet menu. The social media company at the moment is terming these reaction videos as “tweet takes” and they also play around with the tweet embedded which as you should have known by now is fun if it centers on TikTok’s own type of video replies.
Tech new platform, TechCrunch has reached out to Twitter to learn more about how vast the test is and how the feature will turn into a final product.
Twitters Reaction to the News
Twitter went on to say that it is only running the test for the feature with a small subset of iOS users at the moment. The social media giants also added that it will be monitoring the feedback from the group to see how the new feature goes.
The platform says that it wants to give users “more creative ways to express themselves” which keeps in track with its generally experimental vibe as of late.
Instagram’s Own Version of TikTok-like Video Replies Feature
Instagram just last month added its very own version of TikTok-like video replies in a bid to encourage users to reply to comments on posts on the platform via reels. And given the fact how video replies on TikTok have made the platform more interesting and lively, it only makes sense that meta-owned Instagram is incorporating the same feature into its own TikTok clone.
On Twitter, the feature however would make less sense, but with the company’s approach of see-what-sticks prior strategy of making no major changes to the app for many years and just hoping for the best, it is interesting to see what happens.