Direct Message (DM) on Twitter again got new capabilities. The presence of these features makes the experience of texting on the microblogging site was becoming rich.
This time, Twitter launched a feature that lets users know who sent the message has arrived at the destination. There is a blue check mark next to the message that indicates a read.
This feature is only available to users of mobile apps on Android and iOS. However, this feature will also be present on the Twitter website.
Users can also set if do not want a message sent to her own views.
To turn it off, users can through Twitter security page. But keep in mind this feature is two-way. So when a user to turn it off, he also could not tell if someone else has read the message or not.
In addition to these features, Twitter also presents another feature that makes texting via Direct Message increasingly similar chat application in general.
Through DM, users can now find out if someone is typing a message, similar to the existing capabilities in WhatsApp.
Not only that, the link sent via DM can also be displayed preview. This view is similar to the link that is usually given through a regular tweet. Later these features will be rolled out gradually to users of Twitter worldwide.
For information, Twitter is being intensively reforming the Direct Message feature. Since last year, a growing presence of brand-new features to enrich the experience of using the messaging service.
Previously, the company is now led by Jack Dorsey that adds to the character limit of 140 characters prior messages to 10 thousand characters. Users also possible to send emoji, GIF, and videos directly from the Direct Message.