Android 11 will make accessing DMs easier on Twitter

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operating system update — Android 11 — has a new feature that will put together all the conversations from across multiple messaging apps to a common section in the notification centre. Now, it has been confirmed that the direct messages that a user may receive on social networking website


, will also be part of the conversation thread.
“We think these changes will make DM’s much easier to use and look forward to getting feedback from our users. The conversation space also fits the purpose of DMs and it is important that these messages are categorised in the right space,” said Twitter in a blog post.
Just last week, Google made the Android 11 public beta version available for smartphone users. The aforementioned feature is being rolled with an aim to make “communication easier and simpler,” Google had said. Within this combined notification, Android users will be able to choose to see the messages from a particular app at the top by making it ‘priority,’ which will also be visible if the users choose to go in the ‘Do Not Disturb’ setup.
Just today, Twitter has also announced that the company is going to introduce voice-based tweets. “Starting today, we’re testing a new feature that will add a more human touch to the way we use Twitter – your very own voice,” said the company in a blog post.
These voice tweets can be 140 seconds long and are right now available only to a limited group of people on Twitter for


and is set to be rolled out to all iOS users. In case you exhaust the time limit for a tweet, a new voice Tweet starts automatically to create a thread. Once a user is done recording, they need to tap the Done button to end their recording and go back to the composer screen to Tweet.

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