For the folks who use Twitter, they will be given a new way to save content without having to like or retweet it. On February 28, the social media site rolled out a new Bookmarks feature that allows users to, you guessed it, bookmark a Tweet. This gives them more options to share it, either via a direct message on the platform or off of Twitter.
The new share icon included on Tweets displays options to “Send via Direct Message,” “Add Tweet to Bookmarks,” and “Share Tweet via…”
After being bookmarked, the Tweet will be saved to the Bookmarks tab listed on the user’s profile icon menu.
According to Twitter, it Tweeted ongoing updates as it built the Bookmarks feature to incorporate user feedback.
“By working this way, we learned that you like to save replies so you can answer later and that you may share a Tweet hours or days later after you’ve bookmarked it,” writes Twitter’s associate product manager, Jesar Shah.
Hi Twitter! Many of you (especially in Japan!) have said you’d like to be able to easily + privately save Tweets for later. Right now, people bookmark Tweets by liking, DM-ing to themselves, or Retweeting. But this could be easier. https://t.co/iQ9W9mB1uV
— jesar 💭 (@jesarshah) October 9, 2017
As of February 28, Bookmarks became available globally on Twitter’s iOS and Android apps, Twitter Lite, and mobile.Twitter.com.