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Twitter App updated for iPhone and Android smartphones

Twitter made public on Tuesday the news that the Twitter App for iOS and Android will be improved to suit best the new smartphone technology.

The improvements consist in adding new features and also in re-introducing the best features from older versions, but they will not be the same for both platforms.

Twitter App for Android will be enhanced to run on Ice Cream Sandwich versions and on Kindle Fire and Nook tablets.

The iPhone users should be more thankful because the iOS Twitter App will better improved, compared to the Android version. Besides the new design of the direct messages and new options added, such as the “Read Later Service” the company also brought to light older options, the most relevant being the possibility to change font size and to mark all messages as read with one single tap of the fingertip.

Both iPhone and Android versions got back the swipe shortcut that enables one to @reply, favorite, share, retweet and see other profiles without leaving he’s own. Twitter App also received a feature that can find one’s friends looking through e-mail or phone contacts.

All in all, even if you are an iPhone passionate or an Android fanatic, using Twitter will certainly be an improved experience.

Source: Mashable