Microblogging platform Twitter has began rolling out voice message options for direct messages (DMs) in India. Obtainable as part of an experiment, the characteristic is being at present rolled in a phased method for Twitter customers throughout choose nations together with Brazil, Japan and India.
The characteristic will permit Twitter customers to ship voice notes as DMs. Every voice message shall not be greater than 140 seconds lengthy. Voice messaging characteristic for DMs might be obtainable for each Android and iOS customers.
Asserting the brand new characteristic, Manish Maheshwari, Managing Director, Twitter India stated “India is a precedence marketplace for Twitter and that’s the reason we’re continuously testing new options and studying from individuals’s expertise on the service right here”.
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“We’re excited to deliver the voice messages in DMs experiment to the nation and provides individuals a brand new approach to categorical themselves and assist them join by way of the nuances, emotion, and empathy constructed by listening to somebody’s voice,” he added.
This isn’t the primary time Twitter has launched an audio messaging characteristic on its platform. In June 2020, it rolled out voice tweets for customers throughout the globe. The brand new voice message over DMs is just like the present characteristic on WhatsApp, Telegram and different messaging apps that permits one to ship voice messages in non-public conversations.
How you can ship a voice DMs on Twitter
To start sending a voice message by way of Twitter DMs, open an present dialog or begin a brand new chat. Now, faucet on the voice recording button to document a message. Whereas the iOS customers can press and maintain the mic button to document a message, Android customers might want to faucet on the button individually to start and finish a recording.
Customers, each Android and iOS, will be capable to hear the recorded message earlier than sending it.