Twitter is thinking about how tweets can become more ephemeral
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Twitter’s head of product Kayvon Beykpour sat down recently with The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton for our Vergecast interview series to discuss the way the company is thinking about its features and what changes can be made to make the platform move a little faster.
Beykpour also discussed what other features Twitter is prioritizing, as well as an update on verification, juggling policy with trust and safety, and what video on Twitter looks like in the future.
One potential feature that came up frequently in the interview was the ability to auto-delete tweets and Twitter’s reaction to the trend of ephemeral content that’s defined Instagram and Snapchat stories and the rise of private…