X has added a brand new manner to assist customers navigate longer movies within the app, with uploaders now in a position so as to add timestamp hyperlinks to their connected clips.
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As you may see on this clip, uploaded by Lex Friedman, now you can add timestamp listings to your submit, which customers can then faucet on to skip to that particular phase within the playback.
In the event you’re on iOS.
In the event you’re not seeing the hyperlinks within the submit above in blue, that’s as a result of they’re solely energetic on iOS for now, however X is trying to make the choice extra extensively accessible in future.
X first previews its new timestamps possibility again in August, with an instance of how one can add a reference inside your submit textual content.
With a purpose to add timestamps to your X video uploads, you merely want so as to add in time markers within the submit.
As defined by X:
“Whereas composing a submit containing a video, a timestamp will robotically change into clickable on iOS when you submit when you reference a selected time within the video in any of the next codecs:
So, it’s as straightforward as placing in a number of numbers, with the system then robotically linking to these time references within the playback.
X additional notes that clickable timestamps will solely be seen on posts which have a single video connected, when you’ll be capable to add as much as 50 timestamp references per add.
It might be a great way to assist customers navigate your longer clips, and with X trying to put extra emphasis on long-form content material, that might be a consideration to your 2024 platform technique.