tweetbotPopular iOS Twitter client Tweetbot has been updated to version 4.5, adding new functions for iOS 10 users as well as a few other improvements.

The update, which is free to existing users, means Tweetbot users on iOS 10 will see slightly richer notifications. The update also introduces a new feature called Profile Notes, which lets users add brief notes to the profiles of people they follow - to remind them why they did so in the first place, for instance.

Developers Tapbots explains that Users' Profile Notes remain private and sync with iCloud. To access them users should tap the gear menu when viewing a Twitter account profile they follow.

Version 4.5 also brings improved scrolling and a new verified timeline filter that limits the tweets users see to those posted by verified accounts. Additionally, the app's mute filters have been updated to match accented text characters – so a filter to block Pokemon will mute Pokémon too.

Tweetbot 4.5 is available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad for $9.99. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

max.ine Avatar
62 months ago
$10 for a Twitter app. No thanks.
I'd rather pay $10 for a good third-party application than a half-baked official one, especially when it's for a service that I use daily. But to each their own.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ErikGrim Avatar
62 months ago
$10 for a Twitter app. No thanks.
Mate, if you are that hard off that you can't afford to spend less than three coffees worth for an application you may use pretty much every day for many years I'll happily spot you it.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
silvetti Avatar
62 months ago
$10 for a Twitter app. No thanks.
It's totally worth the money in my opinion if you use Twitter enough.
Completely shames Twitter official app.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vmachiel Avatar
62 months ago
This is the definitive twitter app for me. The website, and the official app to some extend, are so cluttered and confusing compared to Tweetbot.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
profets Avatar
62 months ago
$10 for a Twitter app. No thanks.
When the official app is neglected, filled with ads and promoted tweets, non-chronological timeline, and no syncing between iPhone, iPad and Mac, then I'll happily pay a developer who puts time into building a far superior app.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
StrangeNoises Avatar
62 months ago
This is the definitive twitter app for me. The website, and the official app to some extend, are so cluttered and confusing compared to Tweetbot.
Plus promoted tweets, which for some reason don't come through on Tweetbot. That pretty much clinched it for me, though I also like Tweetdeck on the desktop.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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