Twitter Launches a Redesigned UI Across iPhone, iPad and the Web

Twitter's latest redesign makes the iOS app look more like Android

The most significant change is that Twitter is adding a new user profile photo button in the upper left-hand corner of the iOS app; it already uses this design on Android.

"We took a new approach to fix and make better", Kim wrote. To access your profile, lists, settings and other accounts, you will have to swipe right to see a new side navigation menu.

These changes may already be familiar to some users because this user interface was already made available for the Android version of the app past year. There's more white space around text on tweets: "We've refined our typography to make it more consistent, and added bolder headlines to make it easier to focus on what's happening". For example - Many first time users complained that they get confused by the "reply" icon, mistaking it for "delete" option or "back" option. Well, that symbol's being replaced by the more familiar speech bubble (a la rival Instagram). It can be downloaded now on the App Store for free. A side navigation bar will appear and the number of tabs on the bottom of the app will reduce.

Twitter says that it intends to bring some of these changes to its desktop website, TweetDeck and Twitter Lite "over the coming days and weeks".




Twitter also took heat from users past year when it changed its algorithm that orders the tweets users see. The question really then is how much resonance will this have with the about 328 million active users?

JUNE 13, 2017: Close up of mobile phone screen with the Twitter account of Donald Trump. However, with Twitter Lite, the users don't have to be concerned about slow connection as it is a progressive web app making it easy to connect even on a slow data. The field where you compose your tweet? Though this redesign isn't anything drastic - you'll still know Twitter when see it, in other words - it does make quite a few quality of life improvements across the board.

The changes are both functional and eye catching, with Twitter advising that they've made numerous changes in response to user feedback.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams today
Jun 16, 2017 - 06:34
Jeremy Corbyn was applauded by Labour MPs as he returned to the House of Commons following his party's surprise election gains. Talks with the DUP broke up on Tuesday night without an agreement, but Mrs May said the discussions had been "productive".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top USA stocks end mostly lower after Fed rate hike
Jun 16, 2017 - 06:29
Plus, Whole Foods stock dragged down; 2 tech stocks to buy on the dip; and a big win for Microsoft options traders. The Dow Jones closed up 0.22% at 21,374.56, while the wider S&P 500 index fell 0.10% to 2,437.92.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pence hires Cullen for Russia probe
Jun 16, 2017 - 06:25
Cullen also served as the attorney general of Virginia and as a US attorney under President George H.W. The president denies doing anything wrong and has called the investigations a "witch hunt".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Fed raises rates and outlines balance sheet reduction plan
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:39
Meanwhile, Yellen dodged questions about whether she would stay on for another term if President Donald Trump asks her to stay. The latest Fed rate hike, announced in a statement after a policy meeting, comes as the US economy is growing only sluggishly.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:38
He told a Senate panel Tuesday that he, and not Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who had the authority to terminate Mueller . Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Polanski's victim to play supporting role for him in court now
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:37
But in 1978, convinced the judge was going to scrap his plea deal and send him to prison for up to 50 years, he fled to France. Braun hopes to use the testimony to persuade European authorities to rescind the worldwide arrest warrant against Polanski.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:34
The drug was created as a sleep aid, said Timothy Rohrig, and is still available with a prescription in some countries. In the interview, Cosby admitted he gave Constand several pills, which he said were over-the-counter Benadryl.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple's New iPad Pro 10.5 In Action
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:32
In this case, the company's newest iPad Pro model sticks to a familiar script of using "strong adhesive" to hold the chassis shut. The 12 Megapixel camera is taken from the iPhone 7 so has Optical Image Stabilisation, 4K Video, True-tone flash and live photos.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Theresa May's failed gamble in UK election could mean a soft Brexit
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:29
But it would at least give them what May never would until now: a real chance to choose the kind of Brexit they want. Labour party is ready to form its own government and lead the Brexit talks, Corbyn announced after results came out.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Premier League Fixture List Whets Appetites Ahead of Eagerly Awaited 2017/18 Season
Jun 15, 2017 - 02:22
Chelsea , meanwhile, take on Burnley at Stamford Bridge after winning the title in Antonio Conte's first season at the helm. Arsenal and Tottenham will meet in the north London derby at the Emirates Stadium a few weeks earlier on 18th November.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Did Google hire Apple's chip designer to make chips for Pixel phones?
Jun 14, 2017 - 07:16
And from the looks of things, the Pixels will be more tightly controlled and integrated than ever. Gulati is reported to have played a key role in the development of Apple's custom A-series SoCs.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top IPhone 8, iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus front and rear panels leaked
Jun 14, 2017 - 07:15
This support claims that the iPhone 8 will have an embedded Touch ID fingerprint sensor and home button in the display. And below is a photo of the iPhone 8 frame alongside what we believe are frames for the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top G7 Italy summit ends without USA pledge on Paris climate pact
Jun 14, 2017 - 07:13
Quite a number of states and municipalities have started to stand up against President Trump, on his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Attorney General Sessions to Face US Senate Panel in Public
Jun 14, 2017 - 07:12
It was unclear on Sunday whether the committee planned to question the attorney general on Tuesday in an open or closed session. Trump's getting-back-to-work photo op kicked off a week in which he's under siege due to the Russian Federation investigation.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea to bring 'peace'
Jun 14, 2017 - 07:11
Rodman was mobbed by journalists when he arrived at Beijing's airport on Tuesday to catch a flight for the North Korean capital. Rodman, who appeared on Trump's reality TV show in 2009 and again in 2013, went on to endorse Trump's candidacy in 2015 .