This article was published on August 13, 2010

Twitter rolls out new “social context” features

Twitter rolls out new “social context” features

Twitter just rolled out a number of new features on Many users have noticed the changes which seem to have hit within the last few minutes.

In a tweet just now, Sean Garrett of Twitter called these new features “social context features”, and said that the “included in list” thingie. The Zelig-like feature is not ready for primetime”

The ones that we have noticed so far include [Updated, see comments]:

  • A new feature that recommends other people when you follow them.
  • A “You and USERX both follow” screen
  • A mobile icon that allows you to receive SMS tweets from that user.
  • A “You follow these followers of USERX” screen

Here’s some screenshots: