Twitter will compete with other platforms with the arrival of its new features!
Since Elon Musk became the owner and CEO of Twitter, the social network has undergone several changes, some more questionable than others, although the last of these could have several followers. Since this week, the platform began to implement an update to its iOS and Android application that brings improvements for the sending direct messages and a confirmed the arrival of audio and video calls.
As usual, it was Elon Musk himself, who confirmed part of the updates through his profile on the social network. According to Musk, Twitter to roll out encrypted direct messages this Wednesdaydemonstrating its commitment to the safety of users.
Twitter will experiment with new features
Musk also said that Twitter has been working on a new voice and video chat feature that should work pretty similar to FaceTime. The CEO of the company mentioned that users will be able to call using their identifier “to anyone on this platform, so you can talk to people anywhere in the world without giving them your phone number.”
With latest version of app, you can DM reply to any message in the thread (not just most recent) and use any emoji reaction.
Release of encrypted DMs V1.0 should happen tomorrow. This will grow in sophistication rapidly. The acid test is that I could not see your DMs even if…
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 9, 2023
Twitter currently allows users talk live by voice through Twitter Spacesbut Spaces are public and intended for group chats.
The also executive director of Tesla has commented that with the latest version of the application (V1.0), it is possible to reply to any message and not just the last one received in the inbox. Besides, users will also have the option to select any emoji as a reaction.
Twitter also announced that this week will begin a debugging process by deleting and archiving accounts that have not been used for a while.
Along with these updates we can already enjoy others such as the use of bold, italics and much longer tweets, while we await news about other rumors such as the possibility that Twitter can become a payment platform like PayPal or Apple Pay. either