Twitter Updates Official Android App
Twitter has provided a new version of its application for the Android platform. The latest version includes a significantly redesigned user interface, which Twitter says was made to look more like the official Twitter client for other platforms. Other features include auto-complete for Twitter names, and easier tools for managing Tweets, reTweets, and @replies. The search function has also been widely retooled, which allows for searches for specific people, terms, locations, as well as searches for friends directly from your address book. The updated software is a free download from the Android Market.
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 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 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.