Located in the bottom right of the Twitter interface, the new floating icon can be tapped to start composing a tweet.
Meanwhile, a 3D Touch or long press gesture on the button causes three options to fan out in a radial menu that includes quick access to drafts, images/videos and the GIF gallery.
Elsewhere, Twitter has announced new tools for users to report spam. The standard Report Tweet options remain as usual, but flagging a suspicious or spam tweet offers the following additional options:
- The account tweeting this is fake.
- Includes a link to a potentially harmful, malicious, or phishing site.
- The hashtags included seem unrelated.
- Uses the reply function to spam.
- It's something else.
Once the feature officially rolls out, it should allay user frustration with Twitter's curated selection of tweets, which often includes a mishmash of relatively old tweets, ads, and tweets your friends like.