Twitter on Friday introduced “Timestamps” — a new feature that will make it easier for its users to share a key moment from long, live videos. Also Read - Twitter friends/followers seeking your unwanted attention could be Unmentioned
At times, people want to draw attention to the specific moment in a live video that made them think or made them laugh. Also Read - Twitter vs Koo: Nigeria government joins India's Koo app after Twitter’s ban in the country
Previously, they could only Tweet an entire live video which made it difficult to discuss what matters most, the company said in a statement. Also Read - Fake apps scam: How to identify fake apps on Android, iOS
“Twitter observed that people were tweeting with the specific time in the video directing others to the part they wanted them to watch,” the company added.
To use the feature, users need to just tap to share a live video.
It will then pop up and they can use the scroll bar to select the time they want the followers to start watching.
Those seeing the tweet will start watching at the time within the video the user shared.
The “Timestamps” update has started rolling out on Twitter for Android and iOS devices.