Twitter is redesigning its camera to feel more like Snapchat

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When you think of social media companies and cameras, Twitter is probably not the first app to come to mind. 

Sure, there are tons of photos, videos, and GIFs throughout your feed, but many of those images don’t necessarily originate in the Twitter app’s camera. Now, the company is hoping to change that. Twitter is redesigning its in-app camera as part of its effort to make it easier for people to follow events. 

Beginning today, Twitter users will see a new camera interface in the app, which lets you post photos and videos with tweet text overlaid on top. The overall effect makes images shared on Twitter look a bit more like what you’d see on Snapchat or Instagram Stories, and you can pull up the new camera by swiping left from your feed much like you can in other apps. Read more…

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Author: Karissa Bell

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