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Twitter lets you mix GIFs, videos and images in one tweet – at least on iOS and Android
Before, you were only able to send one GIFs or video in a tweet
➡️ The Shortcut Skinny: Twitter update
🐦 Twitter update allows for GIFS, videos and images in one tweet
🤔 Before you could add a GIF or a video or four images
📱 This new feature is limited to iOS and Android so far
🙅♂️ You also can see the extra images in embed tweets via a browser (see below)
Twitter is mixing it up today, and not with another dose of on-again-off-again Elon Musk ownership news this time. It’s now allowing users to mix GIFs, videos and images in one tweet. You can see the results in this embedded tweet below.
But there are some caveats. The funny thing is, embedding on a web page doesn’t show the second still image on a computer or a phone via a browser.
Right now, Twitter notes that this works on iOS and Android devices (and what they didn’t say was that you have to use the app). This means it’s probably coming soon to a computer browser near you eventually.
This is a small, but meaningful perk for avid Twitter users. Previously, adding a GIF or video meant you were limited to one GIF or one video. You could tweet four photos in one tweet, but GIFs and videos couldn’t be part of the equation. Now we don’t have to decide. This may be the next best thing to a Twitter edit button which is coming soon in the US and available now in Canada, Australia and New Zealand via Twitter Blue.