“Tweets about a tweet add more to the conversation.” Twitter makes Quote Tweets easier to find with a new counter in the Tweet detail view.
Twitter is finally adding a new quote tweets counter which lets you see how many times a tweet has been retweeted with a comment. It also makes easier than ever to search for and view all the quoted tweets in one place.
The new “Quote Tweets” counter will now be shown between the existing “Retweets” and “Likes” counters.
“Tweets about a Tweet add more to the conversation, so we’ve made them even easier to find. Retweets with comments are now called Quote Tweets and they’ve joined the Tweet detail view. Tap into a Tweet, then tap “Quote Tweets” to see them all in one place.” – the company tweeted.
Tweets about a Tweet add more to the conversation, so we’ve made them even easier to find.
Retweets with comments are now called Quote Tweets and they've joined the Tweet detail view. Tap into a Tweet, then tap "Quote Tweets" to see them all in one place. pic.twitter.com/kMqea6AC80
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) August 31, 2020
Twitter has been playing around with the concepts for a few months. The company tests several names and user interface designs, finally settling on “Quote Tweets” instead of the more descriptive “Retweets With Comments.”
“Quote Tweets” have become an essential part of the conversation on Twitter. Instead of a simple “Retweet” they add a layer of personalization that helps other users better understand why someone has shared a tweet. Now that they get their own counter, my bet is that “Quote Tweets” will soon outrival retweets on the platform.
Especially because, let’s face it, it can be so much fun seeing people’s comments all in one place.
That’s it. Except Twitter had one more thing to tell us… 😷
1. "Retweets with comments" is changing to "Quote Tweets"
2. Quote Tweets will appear right next to Retweets
3. The mask goes over your nose pic.twitter.com/x00YTZSAFs
— Twitter (@Twitter) August 31, 2020
You might also like
More from Twitter
Twitter is now allowing all advertisers to use its new Tweet replies ad placement, for app install ads, on iOS …
Twitter has made it harder to switch between the Latest and Home feeds in the app, with the algorithm-based feed …
Twitter recently unveiled a new Creator Dashboard to help creators make the shift into monetized content creation.
Twitter has announced updates for its Birdwatch crowdsourced fact-checking program, and a new testing group of random US users.
Developers can take part in the initiative and identify their accounts as bots, displaying a label on their profiles and …
The tool, which automatically blocks abusive accounts for seven days, has been extended to users in a number of English-speaking …