Twitter Takes a Page from Facebook in Latest Mobile Upgrade

Twitter Takes a Page from Facebook in Latest Mobile UpgradeOn Wednesday, Twitter took a page from Facebook as the microblogging behemoth unveiled what’s new with the platform’s mobile app for iOS.

“We’re rolling out two new mobile features that make photos on Twitter more social,” the company announced in a blog post. “One is photo tagging, which lets you tag the people in your photo; the other is the ability to include up to four photos in a Tweet.”

Photo tagging, however, doesn’t affect character count in a Tweet. Users can tag up to 10 people in a photo and still retain all 140 characters.

“If you’re the one being tagged, you’ll get a notification,” Twitter confirms. “You can adjust notifications, as well as who can tag you, in your Settings.”

Additionally, and similar to a hot photo sharing trend on Instagram today, you can now share a series of photos on Twitter, creating a collage.

The feature enabling users to upload multiple photos is now live on iPhone, but it’s also coming soon to Android, we’re told.

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