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Twitter adds landscape video recording to its mobile apps

Nick Summers, @nisummers
June 11, 2015
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Some of us don't want to share portrait and square cropped videos all the time. Crazy, huh? The mobile-centric video formats have been championed by Vine, Instagram and a whole host of live-streaming apps, so it was hardly a surprise to see Twitter follow suit when it launched in-app video recording earlier this year. Landscape videos still have their place though, so the company is now relenting and offering the aspect ratio inside its apps. So when you're scrolling through your feed and inspiration strikes, you can hit the camera button, flip your phone sideways and record a regular video for your followers. We're not sure why the option wasn't available from the start, but hey, at least it's here now.

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