Social media platform Twitter has announced a new feature called ‘Notes’ to share long-form content such as blogs and articles. Twitter Notes is currently being tested with a select number of users.
The official announcement of this feature comes after several leaks and reports over the past few months. Screenshots of this feature were posted in April by app researcher Nima Owji, later, another app researcher Jane Manchun Wong shared more screenshots where this feature was called Twitter Notes and Twitter Articles in various places.
✨ Introducing: Notes ✨— Twitter Write (@TwitterWrite) June 22, 2022
We’re testing a way to write longer on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/SnrS4Q6toX
During the initial testing phase, a small group of writers in the United States, Canada, Ghana and the United Kingdom have got access to Twitter Notes. These users can write content that can be viewed both on and off Twitter.
Their work will be collected and available to view under a new ‘Notes’ tab on their profile page. Articles can be created using rich formatting and writers can embed uploaded photos, videos, GIFs, links and tweets.
Notes title has a 100 characters limit while the content can go up to 2,500 words. Published Notes can be viewed by any person, it will have its unique link and can be tweeted, retweeted, sent in DM’s, liked and bookmarked, however, you can’t reply to Notes for now.