Twitter is a text-focused social network, but that has stopped the tech company from including photos and videos. Now, the social media site has added a voice tweet feature that allows you to send a personalized audio message to your followers.
Start by opening the Twitter app and then tapping the Compost Tweet floating action button found in the bottom-right corner of the interface.
Next, type out a tweet, which isn’t a requirement. From there, select the Soundwave button found in the toolbar above your keyboard.
When you’re ready to record a voice message, tap the Microphone button.
A soundbar will appear onscreen, indicating that the recording has started. Select the Pause button whenever you want to take a break from recording and then hit the Record button again to finish.
From our testing, it doesn’t appear as though Twitter has put a time limit on your recordings. You can record as long as you like, but Twitter will break the audio into two-minute-long clips.
When you’re happy with your recording, tap the “Done” button.
Take one last look at your tweet. When you’re ready to share your message and voice recording with your followers, select the “Tweet” button.
You and the rest of Twitter can now play your voice recording by tapping the Play button.
The audio recording will play in a mini-player at the bottom of your screen. You can pause and exit the voice tweet from the playback bar. Additionally, the player will follow you through Twitter, so you can leave the original tweet and finish listening to the recording while scrolling through your feed.
Now that you’ve master voice tweets, try adding one to a Twitter thread.
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