Twitter has as soon as once more shut down a function even earlier than its steady rollout. Twitter’s collaborative tweeting function ‘CoTweets,’ which was rolled out for testing final 12 months, has been shut down. The microblogging web site began testing this function in July 2022 for choose customers throughout US, Korea, and Canada. Nevertheless, the function has now been shut down even earlier than its steady rollout. CoTweets would have allowed for 2 completely different Twitter customers to tweet collectively. Twitter has gone via a number of modifications, introducing and eradicating new and previous options, since Elon Musk acquired the social media platform in October 2022.
In line with the announcement made on Twitter’s Help Page, the testing of Twitter’s CoTweets has come to an finish successfully from January 31. Twitter stated that CoTweets function will not be out there and present CoTweets can be viewable for yet another month, after which they are going to be reverted to Retweets. As soon as carried out, all present CoTweets will seem as Retweets on the co-author’s profile and on their followers’ timelines.
Twitter rolled out CoTweets testing final 12 months in July, enabling two accounts to co-author a tweet. This function was examined for some choose accounts in the USA, Canada, and Korea. Nevertheless, the corporate had stated that they might flip off this function on the finish of the experiment and any CoTweets that had been created could also be eliminated.
The CoTweets function lets eligible Twitter customers ship out an invitation to co-author a tweet with one other consumer. The co-authored tweets used to have the profile image and handles of each co-authors. “A CoTweet is a co-authored Tweet that is posted concurrently to each authors’ profiles and their followers’ timelines”, the corporate’s FAQ web page explains.
In the meantime, a modern replace to Twitter has reportedly eliminated the DM icon from customers’ profile pages for a number of Android and iOS Twitter customers. The choice to ship direct messages has reportedly disappeared for a lot of customers on each platforms. The “DM” icon used to seem between Comply with and Notification buttons on a profile web page. A number of Twitter customers have reported the difficulty on the microblogging web site. Nevertheless, customers can nonetheless ship direct messages by going to the Messages tab and looking for the account they wish to ship a direct message to. It’s but unclear if the lacking DM button is a bug or if Twitter has formally eliminated the icon in its latest replace.