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Twitter rolls out polling feature to get opinions of the masses

  • Updated: October 24, 2015 8:05 AM IST

Social microblogging website Twitter on Friday launched a new feature called Polls, which will allow its users to take opinions of other users on the platform on any topic. Also Read - Losing thousands of Twitter followers? Here’s why that might be happening

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“Now it’s possible for everyone to create polls on Twitter. Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) created his first poll on Friday,” Twitter said in a release. Previously, Twitter offered a few ways to participate in polls including tweeting questions, tracking replies, tallying favorites, retweets and hashtag votes. Also Read - Twitter will not allow posts with photos, videos of private individuals without consent

“Now, with just a couple of taps, people can weigh in on all the topics they care about. You can now create a quick two-choice poll right from the Compose Box and it will remain live for 24 hours. You can vote on any poll, and how you voted is not shared publicly,” it said.

Earlier this month, Twitter launched Moments a tab that will show you the best of what is happening on Twitter in an instant and in real time. Moments helps you find the best of Twitter as easily as tapping an icon regardless of who you follow. Just visit the new tab called Moments, where you will discover stories unfolding on Twitter, the micro-blogging site announced in a blog post.

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  • Published Date: October 24, 2015 8:00 AM IST
  • Updated Date: October 24, 2015 8:05 AM IST

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