Twitter has started out testing a new voice messaging attribute for direct messages on the platform. The attribute is staying rolled out in a phased method to customers in India, Brazil, and Japan beginning Wednesday, February 17. Voice DMs extends the capability to send voice notes as direct messages or DMs from voice tweets that the corporation had launched final yr. And just like for voice tweets, every single voice DM can be a optimum of 140 seconds lengthy. The check attribute is staying created out there for the two Android and iOS customers.
Sending a voice DM is rather simple. You can open an present conversation in your DMs on Twitter or begin a new a single. Tap the voice recording icon as soon as to begin recording your message and tap it a 2nd time to finish. You can also pay attention to your message prior to sending it across. iOS customers also have the choice to press-and-hold the voice recording icon to begin recording a message and swipe up and release the icon to send it promptly just after they are performed speaking.
Sending voice DMs on Twitter is staying created out there only for Android and iOS customers for now, but customers can pay attention to the messages they obtain even by means of a Internet browser. Twitter says that the new attribute will give customers a lot more strategies to express themselves and build a a lot more human practical experience for storytellers and listeners alike.
“India is a priority marketplace for Twitter and that is why we’re consistently testing new characteristics and studying from people’s practical experience on the services right here. We’re energized to deliver the voice messages in DMs experiment to the nation and give individuals a new way to express themselves and support them connect by means of the nuances, emotion, and empathy created by hearing someone’s voice,” stated Manish Maheshwari, Managing Director, Twitter India.
Twitter had very first launched audio messaging on its platform with Voice Tweets in June final yr. It will allow customers to send voice notes as tweets with or with out accompanying text.