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Twitter rolling out conversations UI, despite the fact that conversations are awful in 140 characters

0. phoneArena posted on 28 Aug 2013, 15:47

Twitter has quite a few really good uses, but in our opinion, having a conversation on the platform is definitely not one of them. With the abundance of ways to communicate like email, SMS, WhatsApp, etc. or social network options like Facebook and Google+, the idea of having a conversation that is limited to 140 characters (minus the @reply of course) seems ridiculous to us. But, people do it, and for those people, Twitter is rolling out a new conversations UI...

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posted on 28 Aug 2013, 16:10 1

1. bwhiting (Posts: 188; Member since: 15 Jun 2013)

Add more characters then it might be interesting but the niche they have works for them I guess.

posted on 28 Aug 2013, 16:28

2. AfterShock (Posts: 3698; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)

It does seem a fair bit snappier now.

posted on 28 Aug 2013, 16:31

3. smallworld (Posts: 499; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

Are you sure you really use Twitter ?

posted on 28 Aug 2013, 16:41 1

4. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

I am glad they have done this actually. And I regularly use Twitter for "conversations".

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