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Technology Twitter will let iPhone owners tweet with just your voice. Here's how to do it

19:15  21 june  2020
19:15  21 june  2020 Source:   cnet.com

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From here , you can finalize your tweet by adding text, photos, location or a GIF, then tap Tweet . To listen to your tweet or someone else's, just tap the Here ' s how to download Twitter videos to your phone and computer and how to find quoted replies and retweets on Twitter with this 10-second trick.

JUST WATCHED. Twitter labels Trump tweet , says it violates platform' s rules. Creating a voice tweet is similar to regular tweeting , but users tap a new icon with wavelengths on it to record. Voice tweets are limited to chunks of 140 seconds -- an apparent nod to Twitter ' s original character limit

Sometimes saying what you want to say is easier than typing it out -- and now you can. This week, Twitter added a new feature for iPhone users that lets you tweet a voice recording that you capture through the app. The feature is limited for now (Twitter says it's testing it out), but the company is hopeful that it can release the new voice tweet tool "in the coming weeks" for all iOS devices.

a close up of a computer: Twitter now lets you tweet audio recordings. Angela Lang/CNET © Provided by CNET Twitter now lets you tweet audio recordings. Angela Lang/CNET

The recorded tweets will appear as usual in your followers' timeline, alongside text tweets. Each audio tweet can last up to 140 seconds (or two minutes, 20 seconds). If you exceed the time limit, the app will create a new recording, stringing together a thread of voice tweets. 

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The new feature lets you tweet using your voice . Rolling out today on iOS, you can now record and Tweet with audio," read the post. Twitter voice , just like a tweet , comes with a time limit. Each voice Tweet captures up to 140 seconds of audio. Here , take a look

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To get started, make sure you've updated to the latest version of Twitter on your iPhone and then open the app. If you're part of the limited-time group, you'll see a new purple icon of wavelengths located next to the camera icon. Tap it. Then tap the red microphone icon (over a photo of your profile picture) when you're ready to begin recording your voice tweet. When you're finished, tap Done in the top right corner.

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From here, you can finalize your tweet by adding text, photos, location or a GIF, then tap Tweet. To listen to your tweet or someone else's, just tap the image in your timeline. If you're using an iPhone, the video will be displayed in a new window so you can listen while you scroll through other tweets. 

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Twitter is adding new functionality to its iPhone app, so users can now tweet with their voice . Your voice note will be accompanied with your profile picture on the timeline, but that will not update if you change your image. It is currently unclear how such tweets will be moderated by Twitter , at a time

Tweet with a location. You can add location information to your Tweets , such as your city or precise location, from the web and via third-party applications. The fastest way to share someone else’ s Tweet with your followers is with a Retweet.

Twitter says you can also listen to the audio tweets while you're doing other things on your phone, like responding to a text message or checking your emails -- kind of like a micro podcast. Twitter is slowly rolling out the new recording tool to iPhone users, so if you don't see it yet, check back in the next few weeks.

Want to know more things you can do on Twitter? Here's how to download Twitter videos to your phone and computer and how to find quoted replies and retweets on Twitter with this 10-second trick.


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