Twitter Officially Launches Its “Retweet With Comment” Feature

Interesting! I was wondering what it was all about!

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TechCrunch

Twitter just officially launched its “retweet with comment” feature, which it began testing last summer.

“Retweet with comment” allows users to embed a tweet in their own tweets, which lets them get around Twitter’s 140-character limit when they write their own commentary. The feature is now available on Twitter’s site and iPhone app and will be available on its Android app soon.

Twitter previously let users embed quoted tweets by cutting-and-pasting its URL, but “retweet and comment” lets you do that by just pressing a button. The feature’s arrival has been heralded with much (somewhat ironic) rejoicing by Twitter users. Unfortunately, you can’t embed the full retweet and comment, as I just found out to my disconcertment while preparing this post (click on the embedded tweets to see…

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6 thoughts on “Twitter Officially Launches Its “Retweet With Comment” Feature”

    1. I was wondering how it worked and thought I’d share! Glad you found it useful!! I also found out you can tweet those tweets on the article from my site and it actually tweets them 🙂 Cool techie stuff 🙂

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