Twitter Officially Introduces The 'Threads' Feature

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For people who love threads on Twitter, things are about to get better when Twitter's new feature will be available to more users.

And of course, our social team is very excited about the new feature. It's a curious sentiment considering Twitter users have been clamoring for years for some kind of edit function and have yet to receive it, but we digress.

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. Repeat the process until your thread is complete, and then hit "tweet", and the entire thread will post all at once. Now when you open one of your own tweets, a composition window appears below it with the prompt, "Add another tweet". For those reading tweets, there's a new "Show this thread" label.

Last month, Twitter increased the longstanding 140-character limit on messages to 280 characters.

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"This shows that more space makes it easier for people to fit thoughts in a Tweet, so they could say what they want to say, and send Tweets faster than before", Twitter said in a post at the time. To compose a single tweet you just tap the compose button then tap the "Tweet" button now located in the top right hand corner. The new tool lets you click on a plus sign to add another tweet to one that you're composing. You can add to your published thread by tapping the "Add another Tweet" button. In an effort to address concerns that threads might lead to a cluttered Twitter news feed, the micro-blogging site is displaying the first line of tweets in the timeline as usual followed by the second and third lines.

However tweetstorms were never an official Twitter feature, although we have been hearing recently that the company could be testing something out. Other times, a thread can be a huge waste of time that exists merely for the person to let you know that they're smart.

The feature is expected to be applied across various devices, such as iOS, Android, and also the web version of Twitter, so do keep an eye out for it if this is something you are interested in.