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Twitter Updates Mobile Apps

Twitter announced updates to its Android and iPhone apps, as well as Each of them (as well as now shows more types of content in expanded tweets, like photo galleries, apps and product listings.

The apps will also display a new link below the content when shared from other mobile apps. These links let the user open the or download the apps right from the tweet.

“As an example, if you expand a Tweet to view a photo from Flickr, you can tap the link to open the photo in Flickr.,” explains Twitter’s technical lead for Android, Jonathan Le. “If you don’t yet have the Flickr app on your phone, you can tap to install it from the Tweet.”

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In reference to the Android app, Le says, “Its new design reflects a native Android experience: wider and taller timelines that fill the screen, a flat navigation bar, tap and hold for quick actions, and more. You can now quickly navigate between tabs by swiping across your screen. And as you type your Tweet or search, you’ll see username and hashtag suggestions, making it easier to connect with friends and join conversations.”

The updates are rolling out to users over the coming days.

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