Twitter Refreshes Mobile Apps
Updated: Updated headline and text to include iOS app and mobile web site
Twitter today made significant updates available to its Android and iOS apps. On the Android side, the foremost change is the app's partial adoption of the Holo theme. The update makes it easier to perform searches with improved autocomplete for hash tags and usernames. The app also makes some performance improvements. It is a free download from the Google Play Store. Both the iOS and Android apps make it easier to launch other apps from within tweets made using that app. The apps also include better support for Twitter "cards", which enhance tweets with extra media and text related to a web page linked in the tweet. Twitter's mobile web site has also been updated with most of these features.
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 for Windows 10 Overhauled for Mobile and PCs
Twitter for Microsoft's Windows 10 platform has been given a significant update, putting it more in line with the apps available to Android and iOS devices. For example, Twitter now includes the Moments tab for summaries of current events and support for inserting GIFs into tweets.
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 Makes Privately Sharing Tweets Easier
Twitter is adding a new button to its Android and iOS apps today that makes it simple to send tweets directly to other users. The tool is meant to help take public content private, so it can be shared and discussed with individuals in direct messages.
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