Every once in a while, Twitter will improve their service by rolling out some cool new features that allow users to do things quicker and more efficent.

Now, Twitter users won’t have to ask a question and go through the pain of sifting through a few hundred responses as they’ve rolled out a brand new feature called “Twitter Polls”.

Twitter Polls


The online social networking service announced “Twitter Polls”, a feature that will be rolled out over the next days on both the web version and the mobile app version of Twitter.

Through this feature, users can create a poll by tapping a new icon in the Tweet compose box on Twitter. All they need to do is just construct a question and provide 2 voting options for followers to vote.

The polls will remain live for only 24 hours, and all votes will not be shared publicly.

In a blog post announcement, Twitter project manager Todd Sherman said a few lucky users were chosen to participate in testing out the polling capability earlier at the end of September this year.

He said:


For poll creators, it’s a new way to engage with Twitter’s massive audience and understand exac tly what people think.

For those participating, it’s a very easy way to make your voice heard,” he added.

The new “Twitter Polls” could help drive brand engagement, but it won’t allow you to put more than 2 options along with photos…yet.

In fact, users of Tweetdeck or 3rd-party Twitter apps can simply see the questions posed. They won’t be able to cast their votes because there’s no options for them to tap on their preferred response.

So, what do you think of the new Twitter Polls? Will you use it to share your opinions? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Sources: Twitter’s Blog, The Verge.

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