Twitter Toying with 'Nearby,' a New Feature that Shares Location of Tweets

Beware whom you tweet about. If you're standing right next to them, they might be able to see it, thanks to a new experimental feature that shows users tweets that have been sent from a nearby location.

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Photo Credit: Twitter

It's called, appropriately enough, "Nearby" — and it's showing up as a new timeline for various users who have allowed the mobile app to see their location, according to the Wall Street Journal. Companies like Twitter regularly test out new features without necessarily adopting them for all users. 

Twitter is also reportedly working on a new "edit" feature that would let users make changes to tweets after they have been published, sources "close to the project" told The Desk. Users would have a limited time to make a few small edits, like fixing a typo or adding a couple of words, and would be limited to one editing session per tweet. Read More