Twitter for iOS Updated With New Design, Image Sharing via DMs and Search Improvements

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Twitter for iOS was today updated to version 6.0, adding a refreshed design that incorporates a revamped navigation bar with new icons for easier access to DMs. The Discover feed, previously accessible from the navigation bar, can now be accessed along with the Activity feed by swiping in Timelines.

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Along with a new look, Twitter for iOS now allows users to send and receive photos via Direct Message and it includes several new notification options. Search has also been improved, showing results from followed and nearby users and Safari Reading List support has been added.

New design.
- Refreshed look and feel. Home, Activity and Discover now available by swiping in Timelines. Easier access to DMs.

Share photos in Direct Messages.
- Send and receive photos via DMs.

Notifications from your network.
- Choose to view replies, retweets, and favorites from only the people that you follow.

Search got even easier.
- Access tweets from people you follow and near you, directly from search results.

Safari Reading List support
- Save web articles to read later with Safari Reading List.

Twitter for iOS can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

Bathplug Avatar
93 months ago
Tweetbot still the best.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
room237 Avatar
93 months ago
"Send and receive photos via DMs. "

Probably would have saved Anthony Weiner's career.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Reason077 Avatar
93 months ago
Wow! iOS (well, iPhone) Twitter has been improving a lot recently.

Now, if only they would pay some attention to the Mac OS version! C'mon, guys!!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Paradoxally Avatar
93 months ago
Sorry, but Tweetbot still reigns.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RMo Avatar
93 months ago

Can't they PLEASE update the ipad design? So unacceptable that the iPhone version has gone through multiple visual changes and the ipad is still the same.


Lies! The iPad version was recently updated with Helvetica Light instead of Helvetica Regular! :)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nutmac Avatar
93 months ago
Too little too late.

Twitter could've corned private messaging market but they have long regressed and made DM a second citizen. After watching the likes of WhatsApp and SnapChat (and many more) rise up in popularity, Twitter finally updates DM with lackluster UI, feature set, and no API support.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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