Twitter intros group Direct Messages and mobile video camera features for Android and iOS. Twitter today intros two new features for Android and iOS: group direct messaging and a new mobile video camera. Twitter for iPhone users will be able to upload videos from the camera roll as well (a feature that will be available on Android app soon). Twitter rolling these features out to all users in the coming weeks.
|Twitter intros group Direct Messages and mobile video camera features for Android and iOS|
Starting now, you'll be able to participate in group conversations other people start with you, and watch any of the public videos users post.
Converse with a group, privately
The group function lets you start conversations with any of your followers and they don't all need to follow one another in order to chat. You can create a group in just a few taps. When you're added to a group, you'll get a notification.
Capture, edit and share videos right from your Twitter app
And starting today, everyone will soon be able to seamlessly capture, edit and share videos right from the Twitter app, too. In just a few taps you can add a video to unfolding conversations, share your perspective of a live event, and show your everyday moments instantly, without ever having to leave the app. Viewing and playing videos is just as simple: videos are previewed with a thumbnail and you can play them with just one tap. Twitter's unique mobile video camera and inline editing experience lets you capture and share videos up to 30 seconds in an instant.