Twitter has launched a number of new options on its platform this 12 months and now, the corporate is reportedly gearing as much as roll out the Response characteristic for Apple iPhone customers. In keeping with a report on 9to5Mac, reverse engineer Nima Owji was capable of finding references to the characteristic in Twitter’s code, hinting at an imminent launch.
The micro running a blog platform began to check the Response options a number of months in the past. The characteristic is sort of much like the reactions on Fb. Customers will have the ability to select from 4 totally different reactions – Tears of pleasure, considering face, clapping palms and crying face. This characteristic will assist customers to indicate how the tweet made them really feel in a greater method. The engineer has additionally shared a screenshot displaying how the characteristic will seem like.
Aside from this, Nima has additionally revealed that the corporate can now retailer knowledge concerning the downvotes characteristic, which signifies that the characteristic can even be rolled out quickly. The corporate started the pilot of the characteristic on iOS gadgets in July this 12 months. The characteristic lets you upvote or downvote tweet replies. “A few of you on iOS may even see totally different choices to up or down vote on replies. We’re testing this to grasp the kinds of replies you discover related in a convo, so we will work on methods to indicate extra of them. Your downvotes aren’t public, whereas your upvotes might be proven as likes.” mentioned Twitter after rolling out the pilot.
The corporate additionally additional talked about that the downvote button isn’t a dislike button and the variety of votes received’t change the order of replies. As per identified tech blogger, Jane Manchun Wong, the corporate is engaged on a downvote button for the online as properly. The blogger even shared a screenshot displaying the brand new button on the internet.