Twitter Tweaks Mobile Web Version for Feature Phones
Twitter today announced that it has updated mobile.Twitter.com so that users of feature phones have access to more functions of the microblogging service from their handsets. The update brings all the features that were delivered to the Twitter service's main web site in December to older phones and phones that run on slower networks — all while using less bandwidth in the process. According to Twitter the new mobile web site lets feature phone users see all the Tweets from the followed accounts in the Home tab, check @mentions in the Connect tab, see what's trending in the Discover tab, and access direct messages and Tweets in the Me tab. Twitter says the mobile app is fast, and consumes two-thirds as much data as the previous web site. The mobile web site is free to use and doesn't require that uses download an app.
Twitter Adds 'Connect' Tab to Help Find Accounts Worth Following
Twitter today announced a new tool meant to make it easier to find new people and accounts to follow. The "connect" tab will appear on Twitter for the web, and in the Android and iOS mobile apps beginning today, where Twitter will curate a list of accounts it believe users might like to follow.
Twitter Overhauls Its Mobile Apps and Web Sites
Twitter today revealed a dramatic change to the look and feel of its Android and iOS mobile applications, and its mobile and desktop browser experiences. To start, Twitter has put profile, account, and privacy settings in a single place within the navigation menu to make them easier to find.
Twitter for Windows Phone Earns New Features
Twitter today updated its mobile app for Windows Phone devices and took the opportunity to add new functions. For example, Twitter now integrates with the People Hub for saving Twitter profile data.
Twitter Overhauls Android App with Material Design
Twitter today revealed a redesigned mobile app for Android devices. The new user interface, which relies heavily on Google's Material Design, should be simpler to use.
Twitter Lite is an Efficient New Web App
Twitter today launched Twitter Lite, an new version of its mobile web site that acts like a full mobile app but is designed for markets with slow and/or expensive data service. The web app uses the latest features of Google Chrome for Android to offer app-like features, such as push notifications, an offline mode, and a home screen icon.
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