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Twitter Lets Media Invade User Streams

  • Gigaom, Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:29 AM
Rather than requiring users to click a link, Twitter is now letting photo and video previews appear as expanded images directly within tweets. Response appears to be mixed, GigaOm reports. “Some fans of the move welcomed the new feature, but others seemed taken aback by all of the multimedia filling their streams, and by the Facebook-style feel it gives to Twitter.” The feature will no doubt appeal to advertisers, “who now get to insert what amount to banner ads into their streams.”

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