Twitter has rolled out one other replace for its microblogging platform that now permits customers to go looking for particular messages in the direct message (DM) function. Earlier, customers did have the power to go looking in the DMs however might solely search for customers or teams. Final yr, Twitter launched the search bar for DMs for its Android app and had talked about the power to let customers search for particular content material in the DMs. Twitter’s DM search function was launched for the iOS app two years previous to the Android app.
By way of a tweet, Twitter introduced that customers will now be capable of search for particular key phrases and names in their inbox utilizing the search bar. Twitter will present three choices — Folks, Teams, and Messages — when customers search in the DMs. Users can now search for particular messages utilizing the brand new function.
We all know you’ve got been ready for the choice to go looking your DMs…
Now you should utilize the search bar in your inbox to seek out particular messages utilizing key phrases and names. pic.twitter.com/A41G8Y45QI
— Twitter Help (@TwitterHelp) March 23, 2022
Twitter first introduced the key phrase search function for DMs again in Could final yr when it introduced the search function for its Android app. Again then, customers solely had the power to go looking for particular customers or teams they’re part of. Nonetheless, the search function was launched for its iOS app in 2019.
Earlier this week, Twitter announced that customers on iOS will now be capable of seize GIFs from the in-app digicam. Users can share GIFs by clicking on the new tweet button, faucet the photograph icon, then the digicam icon, ensure to pick the GIF mode, after which press and maintain the document button. For the time being, there would not appear to be an choice to share the GIFs off the platform. Twitter solely permits customers to share a hyperlink to the GIF, signifying that there isn’t any choice to avoid wasting the GIF on a pc or a smartphone.