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Twitter is rolling out a "Continue Thread" option to connect your tweets to each other

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What you need to know

  • Twitter has rolled out a new feature to connect your tweets to each other.
  • "Continue Thread" gives you the ability to connect a tweet you are composing to a posted tweet.
  • The update is rolling out slowly to users over the next day or so.

Twitter is now rolling out a feature that makes it easier to connect tweets together into a thread. Called "Continue Thread", the feature allows you to connect a tweet you are currently composing to something else you have already tweeted.

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The company announced the feature this afternoon and the update is rolling out to users throughout the day. The announcement tweet says that the feature gives users the ability to "add a Tweet to one you already Tweeted, faster!"

To connect a tweet to the one you are currently composing, simply pull down on the screen to see your most recent tweet. If you'd like to choose a different tweet, you can search for them. Once you found the tweet you'd like to connect, just tap on it and it will be added to the thread.

Twitter had previously allowed you to connect multiple tweets to each other while you were composing them, but this is the first time users have been able to connect a new tweet to one that has already been posted.

The feature is rolling out slowly, so keep an eye out for an update to the Twitter app (opens in new tab) over the next day or so.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.