Twitter has introduced lots of features. It is quite hard to get all the information about all these features from one place so, in this presentation, we have listed and explained 2015’s top 10 Twitter updates.
All You Need to Know About Top 10 Twitter Updates of 2015
All You Need to Know About
Top 10 Twitter Updates of 2015
2015 is about to end so before it ends,
we need to review it and it is the best
time to do so.
In 2015, Twitter also introduced lots of
features. It is quite hard to get all the
information about all these features
from one place.
In this presentation, we have explained
2015’s top 10 Twitter updates.
Retweet with comment of 140+ characters
Using this new feature, you can
retweet any tweet with comment.
Interesting thing about this feature
is that, you can add your own
comment of 140+ characters to a
But there is a catch, when someone
retweet your tweet with comment,
it does not consider as a retweet.
Twitter Recap: ‘While you were away…’
Twitter will show you some of the best
tweets from accounts you follow in your
Twitter feed when you login.
These tweets might be posted by followed
accounts after your last logout and before
your current login.
Using this new feature, you can get a quick
snapshot of what is happening in your
Easy to Use Direct Messages
Twitter made some major changes in how
you use direct messages.
you can receive direct messages from
anyone by changing some settings. You
can also reply to anyone who sends you a
Direct Message, regardless of whether or
not that person follows you.
Twitter also removed character limit of 140
characters from Direct Messages.
Twitter team up with Google
Twitter team up with Google to show some
of the best Twitter’s real-time content into
Google search result pages.
You can directly search about your
favorite topic in Google and find out most
recent tweets about the same in Google
You can tap on a Tweet in Google search to
view the Tweet and discover additional
content in Twitter.
Image Credit: Forbes
Easy to Follow Conversations
Sometimes, it’s hard to follow so
many conversations around one
From now onwards, You can find out
grouped conversations and
highlighted exchanges right below
the Tweet connected by a line.
You can also see more replies on
specific Tweet within a conversation.
Image Credit: Twitter
Introduction of Autoplay Videos
This feature is almost same as Facebook
Videos. Videos and GIFs begin to play
back automatically in the feed.
When you tap the video, sound will turn
on and the video will continue to play in
an expanded view.
So ultimately less taps are required to see
video of your choice.
Add Birthdate to Twitter Profile
Now, you can add your birthdate to your twitter
profile. To do so, just click on “Edit Profile” button
from your twitter profile.
This feature is also more or less inspired from
Facebook but the major difference is that it is
optional to add your birthdate to your Twitter profile.
You can also separately manage visibility settings of
your birth day/month and birth year.
Introduction of New Dashboard
Twitter has introduced new dashboard to
effectively manage & monitor your account.
Using this new dashboard ‘Twitter Data
Dashboard’, Twitter user can able to do manage
number of settings related to his/her account.
Just look at the given image of new Twitter Data
Dashboard. Now it’s very easy to manage all
types of settings from one place using this new
Introduction of Polls
Now, users can create polls on Twitter
with just few taps.
Lots of People are comparing Twitter
Polls with Google+ Polls and we are also
partially agree with them.
Only major difference is that in Twitter
Polls, you can’t add media files while in
Google+ Polls, you can add media files if
Stars became Hearts
Twitter has replaced star icon with heart icon. Also,
Favorites have been called as Likes.
Favorites was the feature which distinguish Twitter
from its major competitors like Facebook and Google+.
As per the Twitter, stars could be confusing sometimes
for new users as all your liked things can’t be your
In their tests, Twitter found that people loved it.
Image Credit: The Verge
Stars became Hearts (Continued….)
But the reaction of users tell the different
story as most of the Twitter users don’t
like conversation of stars into Hearts.
You can find reactions of users in
conversations of Twitter’s official Tweet.
This feature can be considered as most
heartbreaking Twitter feature of 2015 for
Image Credit: TheVerge
Image Credit: Twitter
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