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Twitter tests Facebook-like feature for easy tweeting between users

July 5, 2011 |  8:16 pm


Twitter is experimenting with a new feature -- that sort of works like a Facebook wall -- aimed at simplifying communication between people following each other on the social network.

The feature lets people reply quickly and easily to other users through a text field that appears on the other user's Twitter page.

"It's a feature we're testing with a small percentage of users that makes it easier for users to engage with each other on Twitter," a Twitter spokeswoman said about the new feature.

Writing directly on another Twitter user's page is similar to writing on a Facebook contact's wall, where users can share comments, photos, videos and links.


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Image: A screen shot showing the feature Twitter is testing that allows users to leave replies to others more easily. Credit: Twitter