Designed for workplace communications. Quill emerged earlier this year as a Slack alternative with a few additional tools built-in.
As part of the acquisition, the Quill team will join Twitter to work on its messaging features, especially its DMs.
In his announcement of the acquisition on the app, Twitter’s General Manager for Core Tech, Nick Caldwell, described Quill as a “fresher, more deliberate way to communicate.”
“We’re bringing their experience and creativity to Twitter as we work to make messaging tools like DMs a more useful and expressive way people can have conversations on the service,” Caldwell said.
.@ludwig and his talented team built Quill as a fresher, more deliberate way to communicate. We’re bringing their experience and creativity to Twitter as we work to make messaging tools like DMs a more useful & expressive way people can have conversations on the service.
— Nick Caldwell?? (@nickcald) December 7, 2021
With Quill on board, Twitter could be making plans to develop a more streamlined approach to messaging. Some users have wondered if the company will ever develop a standalone app for its DMs, similar to how Facebook operates its Messenger app.
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