Twitter Working on a Feature to Allow Users to React to Embedded Tweets with Photos or Videos

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Twitter is rolling out a new feature dubbed ‘quote tweet with reaction’ which allows users to react to a tweet using a photo or a video. Under the normal tweet, the retweet menu will give users a new ‘quote tweet with reaction’ option alongside the usual ‘retweet’ and ‘quote tweet’.

Once you click on the new option, a new screen will launch allowing you to take a photo or a video with a copy of the tweet embedded on it. Users also have the option of adding media from their gallery. The company announced the feature on its platform, giving users an idea of how it would work.

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 Here is a screenshot from an example of a reaction video from a Twitter lead.

Screenshot of quote tweet with reply

The feature, which is similar to TikTok’s video replies and has also been adopted by Instagram’s Reels. For now, Twitter says it is testing the ‘quote tweet with reaction’ with a bunch of iOS users on the platform.

Twitter recently announced that it is also working on changing the way users tweet, by allowing them to compose a tweet from the main timeline as opposed to launching a new page to compose a new tweet.

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Written by Vanessa Murrey

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