Twitter introduces new visuals to iOS and Android apps: larger images bring it closer to Facebook

Twitter introduces new visuals to iOS and Android apps: larger images bring it closer to Facebook
Twitter has just received a pretty big visual overhaul for iOS and Android, bringing it closer to Facebook with large profile pictures for users and a more intuitive swipe-enabled interface for photo streams.

First, the new profile feature brings large header images “so you can express who you are more meaningfully.” The same image will be displayed on phone, tablet or computer.

The second big new feature is photo streams for images shared on Twitter. You can now swipe left or right through thumbnails or or tap to view fullscreen images. One new feature Android has that iOS users won’t have is pinch-to-zoom for images.

Twitter has introduced the update to both its Android and iOS official clients and you can download the new version on the app catalogs right away.



source: Twitter


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8 Comments

1. Kronic

Posts: 321; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Oh yeaaaah!!! Love it !!!

2. e.wvu unregistered

Oh no. Twitter, don't try to be like Facebook.

3. Rager099

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 06, 2009

I like it alot! Pinch to zoom was needed.

4. iGREGG

Posts: 66; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

I think this is kool...but the TWITTER for Iphone app SUCKS!! i hope this makes things better and i coud use it to spy on my girl LOL

7. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

...Stalker. lol

5. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

Hm, bet this comes to Windows Phone next year.

6. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

kinda like how slices look better

8. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

New app seems to be good, not that Twitter hasn't been. I have always had a good experience with the twitter app. Unlike Facebook, I dont really see much of a reason to opt for using a 3rd party app.

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