Carbon Twitter App Released for Android Phones
A new Twitter application, called Carbon, reached the Google Play Store today. The application was expected to debut last year, but ran into some logistical roadblocks. The application itself uses the Holo theme for Android devices and promises to cut down on the clutter of the official Android Twitter application. It includes power scrolling with two-finger gestures and home screen links for timelines, searches, or trends. Carbon also includes images in-line with text, threaded Direct Messages, username autocomplete, and support for quick actions on Jelly Bean devices. Carbon is a free download from the Google Play Store for devices running Android 4.0 and up.
Twitter Changing Up Emoji to Improve Experience On Android Phones
Twitter is dropping support for native emojis from platform vendors such as Google and Samsung in its Android app and replacing them with Twemoji. At issue is compatibility with old devices.
Twitter Adopts Night Mode In Android App
Twitter today announced a new night mode tool for its Android app that should make viewing in the dark less stressful on the eyes. The refreshed app includes a slider tool in the settings menu that when activated changes the background from white to a deep blue.
Twitter Rolls Out Polling Feature to Android and iOS Apps
Twitter today said anyone will be able to create polls from their mobile device thanks to an update rolling out this week. Twitter says users can create two-choice polls right from the Tweet composition box.
Twitter's Periscope App Reaches Android
Twitter today made its Periscope live-streaming video application available to Android devices. The app lets people broadcast a live video feed to their Twitter followers, who can join or leave feeds at will, as well as rate them with hearts.
Phone Scoop Breaking News: "App Released that lets you view "Tweets""
Yeah, app releases are definately not breaking news. Especially when it's one that lets you use twitter? Must've been a really, really slow day.
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