Sometimes you need more than one type of media to express yourself fully. Twitter is introducing a new way to share multiple types of visual content (videos, images, and GIFs ) in a single Tweet today. It is simple and straightforward to add “mixed” media to a Tweet. When you’re writing a Tweet, tap the “Media” or “GIF” icons to choose the content you want to share (and don’t forget to include descriptive text to make your images more accessible). That’s all!
Each Tweet can contain up to four videos, images, or GIFs. For now, the update is only available on iOS and Android, but users can view Tweets of various on all platforms.
Assisting creators in expressing themselves
Twitter is constantly looking for new and exciting ways to assist creators in sharing more and being seen. Combining different types of visual content in a single Tweet allows creators to go beyond 280 characters.
Users are really digging this new Twitter tool. It has opened up a whole new world of possibilities for Them to share their work and the behind-the-scenes. Fans of the media giant are looking forward to seeing how they can use this feature to share more of their process in the future. Lots of people online are happy to see Twitter taking an interest in visual content creators and how they can share their work through this medium.
This update is the most recent example of how Twitter is working to make the most simple and convenient place to share images, videos, and other creative content. It comes on the heels of the release of two new video products — full-screen videos and a new video carousel in the Explore tab — that make it easier than ever for people to find and watch what’s going on Twitter.
Keep an eye on our blog for more upcoming launches, or click here to start mixing up your timeline and telling stories in a single Tweet with text, images, GIFs, and videos.