Twitter's latest feature rekindles the flame between iOS and Android owners.
The latest addition to the American Social Media Company is a small part of the information that the customer has to send each e-mail. When you do this, your company now shows whether a user has been a Twitter user from the web or mobile phone, whether on the phone, or using iOS, Android, or a third-party service.
The feature – which was quietly enabled on Twitter clients for mobile phones earlier this month – has always been part of the TweetDeck application – and has received a mixed response from users since Chief Executive Jack Dorsey highlighted it.
Some are happy to have additional details to explore in the context, for example, whether someone is using a mobile phone or using third-party apps, but others believe it is an unnecessary addition that would trigger competition among fans of iOS and Android.
Interestingly, the application details are not new in fact. Back in 2012 – about six years ago – Twitter inventory of information As part of a series of changes to standardize users across devices, focus on the service reading experience and drive people to their official apps where they can reach the maximum reach for ads.
That was a long time ago – as long as the editor of TechCrunch Matthew Panzarino He was still a reporter when Wrote about him. I was in another post altogether – and change a lot on Twitter, Which has grown dramatically in popularity to reach 330 million users.
In 2012, Twitter was trying to control the mass of third-party applications that were common to users to focus their ads on themselves, and on their finances, before reaching the general public. Initial public offering occurred in 2013 Most users have moved to their own applications, but they have been cumbersome developers to handle the job, so today there are few precious third-party applications. This is still a painful point for many users, as independent applications have traditionally been better with better design and more functionality. Most of them have now died and official Twitter applications are prevalent.
Many Twitter users may not be aware of the back story, so it's great to see some quick uncertainty when viewing their phone details. In fact, many Android users regret that the new details are "exposing" their devices.
Here's a selection of tweets:
I can go on – You can see more here – For many, it seems, iPhone is still the absolute status code on Android, despite advances from the likes of Samsung, Huawei, Android and the latest players Xiaomi and Oppo.
While it may increase the arguments between the two mobile phone groups, the feature has already summoned brands and ambassadors who use the "wrong" device. Prominent examples including Korean egg species sponsored by LG using iPhones or Apple Music sends a tweet via your Android device. Suddenly this mismatch is discovered much easier.