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X aka Twitter now allows users to download videos, but there is a catch

One must be a verified user plus it must be above 18 years old.

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In order to keep its existing and attract new ones Twitter which is now known as X has released a new feature. X has introduced the ability to download videos for its Blue subscribers.

For those who are unaware Twitter Blue is a paid service and the company regularly releases new features exclusive to its premium users. According to The Verge, Blue Subscribers now have the option to download videos that other subscribers have uploaded on X for offline use.

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But there is a catch, there are certain limitations. Firstly there is an age limit, one must be a verified user plus it must be above 18 years old. Your video download setting will be automatically set to OFF if your account is associated with a minor, and you won’t be able to modify it in the settings.

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Unless you choose to opt-out by disabling the Allow video to be downloaded option on your video while you are creating your Tweet, videos you submit to Twitter will begin to be downloadable by Verified subscribers as of July 25th, 2023. (Note: Videos posted before the 25th of July 2023 are not downloadable.)

Even if downloads are disabled, Twitter users can still post a link to your Tweet even while they can’t share your videos directly to third-party platforms.

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In consideration of privacy, if you’d like to have more control over who can see your Tweets and watch your videos, learn how to change your privacy settings. This can give you added control over your content and who has access to it.

Also Read: Twitter Rebranded: Twitter logo has got a new look, the blue bird logo replaced with an X

How to download a video on Twitter

  • Go to the video you’d like to download.
  • Tap the three-dot icon in the top right corner.
  • Tap Download video.

How to opt out of my video being downloadable on Twitter

  • While composing a Tweet, after uploading a video to your Tweet, tap Edit in the bottom right of your video.
  • Tap Settings.

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Komila Singh
Komila Singh
Komila is one of the most spirited tech writers at Gadget Bridge. Always up for a new challenge, she is an expert at dissecting technology and getting to its core. She loves to tinker with new mobile phones, tablets and headphones.
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