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Twitter begins rollout of Voice Messages feature for DMs in India, Brazil, and Japan


Twitter is planning to expand borders by using bitcoins for paying employees/vendors in the future. The company is also hitting the basics right when it comes to the Features of its Social media platform. Today, it has officially announced the Voice Messages for DMs.

In a Tweet, Twitter confirmed that From Today i.e., February 17, it will start rolling out the feature in a phased manner. That means it could while to reach everyone as the company completes the testing. Anyway, once received, you can just select a chat in DM(Direct Message) and start recording your voice.

Inside the chat, you will see a ‘Voice Icon’ at the bottom next to the Text Editor section. Clicking on it will start recording your voice. As shown in the teaser below, Twitter is giving just 140 seconds for the Voice message as the limit.

If you recall, Twitter started testing its ‘Spaces’ in India a few days ago. The Beta Testing will include as many as 3,000 more people including India. This is a clubhouse-like alternative voice chat room that is likely to roll out for everyone later this year.


Coming back, after recording it, press the Stop button to save the Audio. This Audio clip will now appear below with a ‘Send’ button to the right and a ‘cancel’ button to the left. You can do press the either to send/discard the voice message respectively.

Although the process is similar on Android/iOS, users on the latter can reportedly record it by Long-pressing the voice button to record and swipe it up & release to send the message(courtesy of XDA

). Currently, desktop users can listen to the messages but cannot send any voice message.

As for availability, it will be available to the users of India, Brazil, and Japan. Obviously, we can expect this to expand to other countries in the future.



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