New features for Twitter Direct Messages transform it into a chat platform

The market for chat and messaging tools is a busy one, with the likes of WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and countless others all vying for attention. Keen as ever to appeal to as many users as possible, Twitter is constantly trying to reinvent itself, and it’s currently doing this by revamping its Direct Messages feature. Having already dropped the 140-character limit some time ago, Twitter has now introduced even more features that make it more chat-friendly. Among the changes is a typing indicator which lets chat participants know when others are responding to messages. Continuing the theme of aping Facebook Messenger… [Continue Reading]


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