Twitter rolls out automatic captions for videos

Twitter rolls out automatic captions for videos on its platform as the new feature will be unable by default once user will watch any video and gif on its platform.

Last few weeks ago, Twitter past founder Jack Dorsey had announced it’s post to forward post an Indian origin person called Parag Agrawal as the new CEO of Twitter USA, a micro-blogging platform.

Parag Agarwal is an graduated B.Tech CSE from IIT Mumbai and completed PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University, doctoral thesis titled “Incorporating Uncertainty in Data Management and Integration was published in 2012.

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His past working with Microsoft, Yahoo, Google and AT&T Labs and later in 2011 as a joined twitter Distinguished Software Engineer.

Six year later he become the chief technology office (CTO) of the company. He is credited around Twitter’s audience growth in 2016-2017.

When is Agarwal taking over?

He takes over as Twitter on November, 2022, Dorsey will step down from his post and he will remain founder of Twitter. Moreover, The new CEO will earn worth USD 12.5 million.

The Dorsey agenda is clear to expect more growth of the social network to move a lot of faster to build new features and rollout under the Paras Agarwal as the new CEO.

The Twitter announced that it’s new adding support for video capturing for videos. The feature will provide all automatically subs rollout on Android, IOS and the web. On Android captions will be turned on by default on muted videos.

You’ll see button in the video player that user’s let you turn on/off captions.

The auto captions will be available in over 30 languages including English, Chinese, Hindi, Spanish, Japanese and more. Captions will appear in the original language will not yet to be translated automatically.

The auto captions will be available on the newly uploaded videos. Voice tweets become the first product to gain support for auto captions.