Twitter Updates Android App, Makes It Look Pretty

Filed as News on February 11, 2011 12:43 am

Twitter Logo - World BackgroundTwitter on Thursday revealed the newest version of their Google Android application, an update that brings with it a more “iPhone” friendly looking output.

Included in the apps new layout is a reconstructed menu bar which sits at the top of the page and allows users to view their timeline, direct messages, lists, retweets, favorites and @mentions, while Search and Compose options can also be found just above the menu bar at the top right hand side of the page.

Also included in this newest update is the ability to use the Android app without signing into your Twitter account and an option to sign up for a new account quickly and effectively.

The final option is a universal search function which can be chosen after a user types in a search term. Users can choose a tradition Twitter search, search for Tweets in their area with their keyword or even go to the @keyword profile.

While not a direct copy of the iPhone and iPad apps, it’s a huge push in the right direction for Google Android OS users.

Don’t have time to download the app, here’s a quick look to convince you it’s a needed update:

Google Android Twitter App

Have you tried the new Android update? Let us know your thoughts if you have.

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