Twitter redesigns Windows Phone app with Live Tile support

Twitter redesigns Windows Phone app with Live Tile support
Twitter is something of a conundrum. The company has continually put restrictions on 3rd party Twitter apps, while simultaneously failing to provide a great experience with the official Twitter apps. Twitter's Android and Windows Phone apps are nowhere near the best available, but at least the Windows Phone app has gotten an update to finally support core features like Live Tile support.

The app has also been redesigned with the standard four Twitter tabs: Home, Connect, Discover, and Me. Home is your traditional Twitter feed; Connect gives you access to mentions, replies, and retweets; Discover shows you trending topics, categories, and options to find friends; and Me leads you to your profile, lists, favorite tweets, and direct messages. The action bar now has quick links to search and composing new tweets as well. 

Overall, it's a nice redesign, but we're not sure it'll give anyone reason to abandon other apps like Rowi or Carbon. 

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6 Comments

1. joeymk

Posts: 101; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

Finally the update i was looking for. Twitter tnx, i hope you don't forget us, and this is not the last update :)

2. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

Windowsphone grows fast.

3. ncv144

Posts: 126; Member since: May 04, 2012

I have come to the conclusion that in apps, android is socially akward.

4. cse.vicky unregistered

The new design is pretty cool and fast, Hope similar thing happens to facebook app and Google develops some apps for Windows Phone ! #SamsungOmniaW and #windows7.8

6. NateAdam8

Posts: 436; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Here's to Google hopefully making Apps for WindowsPhone8 and not just Apple who is still trying to sue any company that makes GoogleAndroid Devices :-)

5. DerryAhmad

Posts: 296; Member since: May 05, 2012

This is a major update for the app. I'm loving it so far.

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