San Francisco: Microblogging website Twitter is testing a brand new purchasing characteristic — Product Drops — that may preview upcoming product releases from completely different retailers.
The brand new characteristic lets manufacturers tease objects earlier than they go on sale, and customers can signal as much as be reminded earlier than the discharge by means of in-app notifications.
“With Product Drops, when a service provider Tweets about an upcoming launch, you will notice a ‘Remind me’ button on the backside of the Tweet,” the corporate mentioned in a blogpost.
With one faucet, customers can request to be reminded of the Drop.
On launch day, customers will get an in-app notification of their Notifications tab quarter-hour earlier than and on the time of the drop, to allow them to be among the many first to buy on the service provider’s web site.
When customers click on on the notification, they may see a ‘Store on web site’ button to buy the merchandise on the service provider’s web site.
The corporate mentioned that customers may also have the ability to see the worth, photos, an outline of the product, and a clickable hashtag that may present them what different consumers on Twitter have to supply.
For now, solely consumers within the US who use Twitter in English on iOS units will have the ability to see and interact with Product Drops.