Twitter's objective for the subsequent yr is to be easier and simpler to make use of

Twitter's goal for the next year is to be simpler and easier to use

With the introduction of curated Moments, it is clear that Twitter is making an attempt very onerous to not solely hold its present userbase, but in addition to make its product simpler to make use of, particularly for newcomers. On the Code/Cellular occasion in Half Moon Bay, Twitter’s SVP of Product Kevin Weil confirmed that imaginative and prescient by saying that the subsequent 12 months might be about making the product easier for informal customers. This, he says, will not be good for simply new people, however may even enhance the utility and performance of Twitter for everybody. One potential means for Twitter to try this can be to improve the one hundred forty character restrict in tweets, which was a rumor floating round final week. Whereas Weil would not touch upon it, he did say “We’re not shy about altering one thing that is on the core of Twitter.”

There are some points with Twitter that Weil says are troublesome to vary. Responding to a query from the viewers on whether or not we’ll be capable of edit our tweets sooner or later, he stated that is a troublesome factor to implement, due to Twitter embeds and retweets probably messing that up. However he was much more constructive about enhancing DMs, or Twitter’s direct messaging. On constructing extra utility into DMs, he stated “We now have some nice concepts. Keep tuned.”

And as for whether or not Twitter will ever be bought? “Twitter is a pressure on the planet,” he stated. “It’s going to stay an unbiased firm.”

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