Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

Posted June 16, 2017

The redesign is not a significant variation when compared to the existing functionality of the micro-blogging platform. According to Wired, the changes are mostly cosmetic updates and offer slight tweaks.

Kim said that Twitter "listened closely" to user requests when putting together these changes. The profile tab has been removed from the bottom of the app to a pull out tray on the left side, similar to Twitter's Android app. For users who want to get the updated Twitter app for iOS, they need to update the app to its latest version (ver.7.0). Let us know what you think of the new design in the comments!

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Today's a big day for Twitter, as the company is rolling out a brand new look across its desktop and mobile apps.

"You told us you loved this change on Android a year ago and we're excited to now bring it to iOS", explained Twitter's Grace Kim, vice-president of User Research and Design at Twitter. There you'd find your profile, Moments, as well as other settings. In the case of features like a side navigation menu, Android users have had a chance to use the redesigned Twitter for nearly a year now. It has introduced a number of subtle changes - many of which, most users probably won't notice. The links to articles within the Twitter app will no longer open via the in-app browser and will instead switch to Safari's viewer.

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The company has outlined the key changes, which will change the look and feel of the service on every platform. Within these changes, Dorsey's company has made it slightly easier to see and read tweets. For a lot of people in the business world, this new way to gauge interaction is going to help when it comes to social media marketing and management. This also means that you will be able to engage with other people and websites since you will be logged into the websites that you click on through Twitter where you hold an account. Late previous year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posted a tweet asking users "what's the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017?"

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