Twitter has launched a pinned conversations function for its Direct Messages (DM) service on iOS, Android, and the Net, permitting customers to pin chats to the highest of their inbox. Pinning conversations retains them on the prime of the chat checklist, even when newer messages from different chats are obtained. The function was beforehand a part of Twitter Blue, the corporate’s paid subscription service that grants unique entry to new options earlier than they’re rolled out to different customers.
The microblogging service introduced on Friday that customers can now pin as much as six conversations on the prime of their DM inbox on Android and iOS units, in addition to the Twitter for Net.
Devices 360 examined the function and located that pinning a dialog on one gadget will concurrently carry it to the highest on different units. Pinning a chat will transfer it right into a separate part known as Pinned conversations whereas the opposite chats are listed below All conversations.
Preserve your fave DM convos simply accessible by pinning them! Now you can pin as much as six conversations that may keep on the prime of your DM inbox.
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Twitter can even permit customers to pin a gaggle chat to the highest, which may make it simpler to discover a chat with multiple consumer, particularly in case you have a really crowded (or lively) inbox. Nonetheless, tapping the share button to ship a tweet through DM is not going to present pinned conversations on the prime — Twitter seems to have retained the chronological order of chats for this menu.
Pinned conversations is a standard function discovered throughout a number of fashionable messaging apps — WhatsApp, Sign, Telegram, Google’s and Apple’s Messages apps, and Fb Messenger all provide the power to pin conversations to the highest of a consumer’s chat checklist. The microblogging service is the final amongst these providers to introduce the function, and it comes shortly after it acquired Slack competitor Quill in December, to assist it enhance its messaging instruments.
Final yr, Twitter launched a Labs part to grant early entry to Twitter Blue subscribers, permitting customers to check out new options earlier than they have been rolled out to different customers. Pinned conversations on iOS and longer uploads on desktop have been the primary two options to be examined as a part of Twitter Blue Labs. The corporate’s assist at present middle lists longer video uploads and NFT (Non-fungible token) profile footage as options obtainable to check with Twitter Blue Labs, which may roll out to all customers at a future date.