Twitter Is Testing a New Way to Preview Other Profiles Without Leaving Its Timeline

iOS users can tap any @ handle contained within a tweet

Just tap the @ handle Twitter
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Twitter is testing a new way for its iOS users to preview profiles without leaving their timelines.

The social network said in a tweet that iOS users can tap on any @ handle contained within a tweet to bring up a preview, which allows them to check out that account and follow it, should they choose to do so.

UPDATE: The test was expanded to Android, as well:


david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
Publish date: February 13, 2019 https://dev.adweek.com/digital/twitter-is-testing-a-new-way-to-preview-other-profiles-without-leaving-its-timeline/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT
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