Twitter denies its adding video tweets

Twitter has denied a report in the Telegraph that said the popular micro-blogging service was planning to add video to its offerings.The paper had sug

The paper had suggested Twitter's big bosses were considering adding real-time video in order to "boost its prominence as a fashionable social networking tool".

However, Twitter's co-founder Biz Stone has responded quite simply to the claims stating: "Haven’t read the piece but no video hosting. 140 characters of text including spaces. You know the drill!"

The story did sound like an odd one, as developers of external video services such as Twiddeo and Vidly would no doubt feel like their toes had been stepped on.

But Stone's confirmation at least lets us know we won't be getting anything different from Twitter itself for some time – just the same old simple service we love, supported by developers and their wonderful apps. How lovely.

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Via: Mashable