Here is how to go about twitter’s Retweet with comment feature

Twitter has lately launched a handful of features for users to enjoy a more lively and flexible platform whilst socializing. After the live streaming feature dubbed ‘periscope’, the platform has rolled out Retweet with comment a feature that allows users to embed a tweet in their own tweets which will see them go beyond Twitter’s 140-character limit.

Before, the quote option did not allow more room for personal thoughts to a tweet or even more for images and other elements that incorporate a tweet. in as much as the revamped feature does not give so much allowance to express thoughts and opinions, users will at least forget copy-pasting a tweet’s URL to refer.

Announced by the company through a tweet, twitter is currently offering the feature to iOS and web users with the same coming to Android soon. Here is a simple way to go about the revamped feature;

How to use quote Tweet to add your own comments:

From Web:

  • Hover over a Tweet.
  • Click the Retweet icon.
  • A pop-up will show you the Tweet and a comment box.
  • Type your own comments in the Add a comment field.
  • Click the Tweet button.

The Tweet will then be shared with your followers as a quote Tweet!

From mobile apps:

  • Tap the Retweet icon.
  • Tap Quote Tweet.
  • Add a comment and tap Tweet.

The Tweet will then be shared with your followers as a quote Tweet!

However: You cannot Retweet your own quote Tweet.

How to delete a quote Tweet:

Find the quote Tweet you’d like to undo.

Click the More icon () and select Delete Tweet.


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Winfred Kuria is a self-constituted web content writer in charge of Tech News and Events Publicity at She will communicate in the simplest way possible with an aim of changing the world one mind at a time.


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