15 New Features on Twitter We Can Benefit from
2013 Twitter Changes Recap
2013 was a busy year for Twitter resulted in multiple interface and functionality changes.
Recently Twitter announced a lot of changes, which touched both user-related functionality and advertising facilities of the platform. Someone may call it evolution, and others will consider as a growing competition among social networks. Anyway, Twitter becomes better and we can apparently benefit from these changes.
Pictures in feeds
One of the most remarkable enhancements was adding a possibility to view tweet pictures and photos within users’ feeds. Users no longer need to click on source tweets to see pictures, and therewith we got more colorful and attractive Twitter streams.
New Twitter alerts made it possible to get emergency notifications, amplified with orange bell icons, pushed by public organizations and institutions.
Since December 2013 Twitter’s users are able to share their photos via direct messages on iOS and Android platforms.
Redesigned Twitter profiles are available for some celebrities
Galleries instead of keyboards
Now iOS Twitter app firstly offers to choose a photo from the gallery before starting to type a message. This is a clear motivation to publish more photos and defines how Twitter sees the primary way for interacting with the platform.
Twitter recommendation notifications
Last year Twitter rolled out personalized notifications about new prominent network entrants, mass retweets, and favoring.
The 2014 will hardly be easier for Twitter than 2013, as it has lots of plans for this year.