Twitter threads (aka tweetstorms), the place somebody posts a collection of associated Tweets one after the opposite, sit in a bizarre place: everybody claims to hate them, however numerous folks submit them anyway. Twitter has lately embraced the characteristic, integrating them into the platform and making them simpler to do proper. Right here’s how to use them.
Word: As I write this, the characteristic is just obtainable by way of Twitter’s net app. It is going to be rolling out on Android and iOS within the close to characteristic and may work virtually identically.
Making a New Tweetstorm
Head to Twitter and begin a brand new Tweet. Sort out what you need the primary message to say after which, once you’re prepared to add a second tweet, click on the little plus icon.
Now you’ve acquired a second Tweet window to use, so simply kind in what you need to say, after which click on the plus button once more in case you want extra tweets.
Hold going this manner to add nonetheless many Tweets you need in your thread. You’ll be able to add pictures, Gifs, and movies, as regular.
Once you’re prepared, click on the “Tweet All” to ship the thread.
Your followers will see the primary Tweet from the thread (and possibly up to two extra). To see the total factor, they want to click on the “Present this Thread” hyperlink.
This stops Twitter threads from completely overtaking folks’s feeds.
Including One other Tweet to the Thread
If at some later level you need to add one other Tweet to your thread, open it after which on the backside faucet the “Add One other Tweet” choice.
Sort no matter you need to say after which click on the “Tweet” button.
You new tweet is added to the top of the thread.
With 280 character Tweets and official assist for Tweetstoms, Twitter is unquestionably altering. Fairly than a spot for 140 character ideas, it’s now doable to have for much longer discussions. Whether or not this can be a good factor or not stays to be seen.