The Straits Times
Published on Nov 16, 2012

Twitter unveils email sharing, to be rolled out in the coming weeks


SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Twitter on Thursday introduced a new feature to the globally popular one-to-many text messaging service - the ability to email "Tweets" directly from the message stream.

The new feature made its debut as the San Francisco-based firm rolled out improved applications for using the service on iPhones or smartphones powered by Google-backed Android software.

"You can retweet any (Twitter messages) to your Twitter followers, but sometimes you want to share with another group, like your college roommates or your parents or a friend who isn't yet on Twitter," engineer Stefan Filip said in a blog post.

"That's why we're introducing the ability to email a Tweet directly from"