Twitter is exploring ways to build a more visually immersive experience with its latest test, which brings edge-to-edge Tweets to the app across iOS.
Having tested it internally over the past two months, Launched The platform is a live test of the new full-width visual screen of tweets.
As a result, this test allows visual content to take up more space in place of tweets, while removing the existing rounded corners of the screen.
The new visual layout occupies the horizontal space of the Tweet feed, making photos and videos stand out even more.
AndShe said Platform: We can make better use of space in a Tweet so the focus is on your message and what you want to say, while bringing the timeline to life with larger photos and videos. This is done by reducing margins across tweets.
This test explores how the platform can support conversations of all kinds by giving tweets with photos, videos and text more space.
As noted, the platform has been testing the updated display format for some time, with a reverse engineering expert participating Jin Manchun Wong Photo of the testing process in July.
In addition, the layout is a bit similar to that of Facebook. It seems to remove some of the differentiation, especially with the removal of the rounded corners in the current screen.
The change prompts you to rethink how images are used in Tweets, and how users respond to it, which could be a new consideration for digital marketers and artists, in particular.
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Twitter is testing a timeline focused on visual content
The platform is trying new visuals, which started with its Fleets experience. As part of Fleets’ closing announcement, it indicated that it seeks to integrate some elements of the Fleets process into other aspects of the platform.
“People enjoy quickly sharing photos and videos to add to the discussion across the platform,” Twitter said. We’re soon testing updates to Tweet composer and camera to incorporate features from Fleets composer. Such as full screen camera, text format options and GIF stickers.
The next step might be to provide full screen images from Tweets. and add story-like visuals, such as stickers. In order to provide more platform options in this regard.
Moreover, the platform says that the test is currently available via iOS. With plans to expand to Android in the near future.
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