Twitter is rumoured to be planning on introducing videos and photos into its streams, if a recent feature test from the company is adopted.
Mashable was first to notice a new setting in Twitter earlier this week, with a setting called "Tweet Media," only made available to a limited number of users.
This new "Tweet Media," feature was described as follows:
"By default, you'll only see images and videos shared by people you're following, and reveal those by people you're not. Check this box to see media from everyone on Twitter."
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Which looks very much like Twitter is planning to let users embed video and photos into their stream, augmenting their 140-character quips and bon-mots.
Twitter removed the feature soon after Mashable had highlighted it and a company rep said: "We're constantly exploring features and settings. What you saw was a small test of a potential consumption setting for inline media."
Could this be the end of third-party Twitter apps such as TwitPic?