Twitter Inc Chief Government Officer (CEO) Elon Musk on Tuesday revealed particulars about new options together with including calls and encrypted messaging coming to the platform.
Final 12 months, Musk flagged plans for “Twitter 2.0 The Everything App”, which he stated would have options comparable to encrypted direct messages (DMs), longform tweets and funds.
“Coming soon will be voice and video chat from your handle to anyone on this platform, so you can talk to people anywhere in the world without giving them your phone number,” Musk stated in a tweet on Tuesday.
With newest model of app, you possibly can DM reply to any message within the thread (not simply most up-to-date) and use any emoji response. Launch of encrypted DMs V1.zero ought to occur tomorrow. This may develop in sophistication quickly. The acid check is that I couldn’t see your DMs even when…
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 9, 2023
The decision function on Twitter will convey the micro-blogging platform into line with the likes of Meta’s social media purposes, Fb and Instagram, which have related options.
Musk stated a model of encrypted direct messages can be accessible on Twitter beginning Wednesday, however didn’t say if calls can be encrypted.
Twitter this week stated it’s going to begin a cleaning course of by eradicating and archiving accounts which have been inactive for a number of years.