Twitter 3.2 for BlackBerry Makes Finding Friends Easier
Research In Motion today released Twitter 3.2 for its BlackBerry smartphones. The new software adds several new features, chief among them improved tools to find and follow friends. The app has a "Find Friends" button on the home screen that will scan the native BlackBerry address book to see if any of the contacts match Twitter users. The Tweet details screen has been updated to provide more visible information about links, photos, or other content. Last, there's a new quick follow button that makes it easier to add new feeds. Twitter 3.2 for BlackBerry is a free download from BlackBerry App World.
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 Unravels Thread Feature
Twitter today made it easier to publish tweet storms, or threads. The use of threads, a way to string together a series of tweets to tell a longer story, has risen in popularity over the last few years.
Twitter Hopes Mobile Web Page Redesign Will Engage More Users
Twitter today hit refresh on its home screen experience when visited via mobile browsers. The new Twitter.com homepage makes it easier to follow Tweets and stories without requiring users to log into their account.
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.