Twitter Reinstates UberTwitter and Twitroyd
Twitter has restored the UberTwitter and Twitroyd applications' ability to connect to Twitter. Twitter had suspended the apps' access on Friday, stating that both were violating Twitter's policies. The company said in a blog post, "Our initial review indicates that steps have been taken to remedy the violations for these applications. When the developer updates twidroyd and Ubersocial, you'll be able to download their updates to access Tweets again on these applications."
Twitter to Post Larger Images In Timelines
Twitter today said it is improving the multimedia experience of Twitter.com by changing how it handles images. Moving forward, Twitter will now show full image previews, rather than crop them.
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 Discovers New Way to Spot Trends
Twitter has canned the Discover and Activity tabs in its mobile applications in favor of a new way to sift through trending content. Moving forward, when people use the search bar they'll also see trending stories as well as descriptions of those stories.
Twitter Now Lets Users Share Tweets via Direct Message
Twitter today revealed a new feature that allows people to send individual tweets to others through direct messages. The feature is being added to both the Android and iOS applications, as well as to Twitter.com.