…Nigeria is selected to test Spaces functions before it is due for global usage.
Twitter Spaces is reportedly in its testing phase, they introduced the audio chat to Nigerians and its Turkish users on its media. After a successful development, the social media company will then release the audio chat rooms to its global users.
In Africa, Nigeria has over 7 million active users socializing on Twitter — for contrast, Nigerians are enthused by socializing with short messages, whereby its userbase increases daily.
Just like the regular short messages that contain no more than 140 characters, recording audios on Twitter’s Spaces is also limited to 140 seconds.
It worth noting that, expressing thoughts via Twitter limited texts, users think it is tiring composing contents without comprehension. While chatting with audio messages, it gives listeners an advantage to fully comprehend a recorded experience, per Twitter’s statement relating to its feedback community.
The social media company encourages Nigerians to embrace the newly developed Spaces to ascertain uncertain errors while in its testing phase. “We are looking forward to seeing how our feature is used in these two countries and receiving feedback on this experiment.”
Twitter remains the spot to find trendy stories — this means the social media accounts for millions of global users active on its platform. The social media company aims to understand how its users want this new audio chat that features on Twitter to be developed, while having conversations “anywhere on our service, including Direct Messages (DMs).”
“To make chatting in DMs more convenient, we are bringing voice messages to DMs. This experiment is rolling out in Turkey and Nigeria from today. This will give people more ways to express themselves clearly and quickly, whether they’re on the move, or there’s just too much to type,” Twitter said.
Tap on the record icon to initiate Spaces on Twitter likewise ending an ongoing record is simplified — tap on the stop icon to end a record. Twitter made it optional to listen to recorded messages before clicking the send button or deleting it by user’s choice.
Spaces can also be used automatically “by holding down the voice recording icon and swiping up to send immediately after users’ are done recording.”
Prior to introducing Spaces to Nigerians, Twitter once announced that Audio messaging is exclusive for uses with 600 followers — still, Spaces is likely to be unavailable for Nigerians below its standard.