Twitter expands photo sharing to all users
Global - Twitter has rolled out its latest photo hosting service Twitter images for all users.
Twitter spokesperson Sean Garrett confirmed the development to TechCruch saying it has yet to enable the feature for its mobile apps, and the ability to tweet directly from the iPhone camera will waiting for the launch of iOS 5 in the fall.
Users new to the service can upload pictures upto 3 MB by clicking on the camera icon that appears at the far left of the status box.
Photos will be hosted through Photobucket and appear as a pic.twitter link and image for those who follow and a "Click to display media" message for those who don't.
Users will not be able to see images from protected accounts, TechCrunch reported.
Users can also add a hashtag to their images for it to show up in Twitter's Photo and Video search feature.
According to TechCrunch, Twitter eventually plans to launch user ‘Galleries' where all user photos, ever uploaded including those from services like Twitpic and Yfrog, can be viewed in one place.
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