What is blurry, noisy and shared on Twitter in the millions? Bad cell phone pictures! Photo sharing has almost single handedly helped propel Twitter it to 200 million users. That’s why it’s surprising that Twitter itself has never had that feature baked in, it’s always been provided by 3rd parties such as Twitpic and yFrog. On June 1st, Jack Dorsey announced that Twitter will be providing their own photo sharing service. It will start with the website and then propagate to their cell phone clients. Did you hear that sound? That was the sound of Twitpic and yFrog crying out in despair.
Tag: user experience
Just imagine you’re at your desk. I walk up to you, slap you on the back, ask you to read something and stick a piece of paper in your face. What are you thinking? It’s probably, “This better be good…” That scenario is what you’re doing every time you send something to your social media network. Whether it’s personal, professional or client-related, it interrupts your followers. They have to stop what they’re doing and read the words, visit the link, act on the call to action. They are giving you their time, which is a pretty slim commodity these days.
Can you spot the change? http://t.co/EL7REhvKET(about 4 days ago)
The White House lifts its ban on pictures and social media today, get ready for selfie game to be turned up a notch! http://t.co/y2m4LpWrDK(about 4 days ago)
Siri threw some some serious shade yesterday, and the internet is loving it http://t.co/wa3vhBJyT6(about 5 days ago)
Leave it to the millennials to pull out all the stops in order to get a good deal! http://t.co/beGdTY96FW(about 5 days ago)
Are you fluent in emoji? Chevrolet is! http://t.co/sm1pAhC8Vi(about 6 days ago)
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