Twitter announces photos in direct messages

Twitter_dmsTwitter has announced new features this evening, including the ability to send and receive photos in direct messages.

The photo DM feature is among a number of updates to its mobile apps rolled out today, and is also available on the web version of Twitter.

Mobile users can now also access DMs via the tab navigation bar, as well as an Activity timeline which includes tweets and accounts which are popular among the people you follow.

Twitter for IOS now features in-app notifications when you receive a DM, retweet or mention, while Android users can turn on in-app notifications for specific users by tapping the star on their profile.

Read more at the Twitter blog.