Twitter special text feature: Twitter users on Android may soon be able to stop enviously looking at iPhone users since the social media company looks to be working on adding functionality for selecting tweet text.
Most users of the top Android phones(opens in new tab) are now unable to select text inside a tweet, with the exception of a few smartphones, such as the Google Pixel range. Long-pressing on a tweet on an Android device can copy the full content to the clipboard.
It’s unknown when the new option will be accessible, but considering Wong’s track record at uncovering previously unpublished features, it’s highly likely to arrive soon.
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While Android has traditionally lacked text selection, Pixel phone users may use Android’s overview text selection function as a workaround. It is not, however, available to everyone, as Mishaal Rahman pointed out.
Over the last several months, Twitter has invested a substantial amount of effort in developing new features that improve the user experience on the site, such as the ability to search for a particular material in your DMs(opens in a new tab) and a means to respond to tweets (opens in new tab). It’s also experimenting with a composer bar at the bottom.