Twitter unveils email sharing

Users will soon be able to email a Tweet directly from twitter.com
Twitter has introduced a new feature to the globally popular one-to-many text messaging service—the ability to email "Tweets" directly from the message stream.

Twitter introduced a new feature to the globally popular one-to-many text messaging service—the ability to email "Tweets" directly from the message stream.

The new feature made its debut as the San Francisco-based firm rolled out improved applications for using the service on iPhones or smartphones powered by -backed Android software.

"You can re-tweet any (Twitter messages) to your Twitter followers, but sometimes you want to share with another group, like your college roommates or your parents or a friend who isn't yet on Twitter," engineer Stefan Filip said in a blog post.

"That's why we're introducing the ability to email a Tweet directly from twitter.com."

The feature will be rolled out to all users of Twitter—which allows its members to post brief comments, links or pictures—in the coming weeks, according to Filip.

Updates to applications for and Android were designed to improve search results and highlight photos, videos and news shared at the service.


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