Good news today as the official Twitter app has received an update for both legacy and BlackBerry 10 devices. This one brings some great new features that users have been seeking for quite a while. It's not often that an update packs in as much as this one, but we'll take it.
The updates are slightly different between the two versions but users should be happy with all of them regardless. Here's the breakdown:
Updates for legacy devices:
- Larger Home Timeline Photo Preview – Tweets with Twitter photos let you be part of the moment.
- Click on a Tweet to see how many times it's been favorited.
- Tweets with videos are now identified in your home timeline.
- Searching Twitter is now easier with auto suggestions of topics and users as you type.
- DM message status in app now syncs across all of your devices and Twitter accounts.
- Protected Account users can now view, accept or decline follow requests. • Supported on BlackBerry OS 6.0+
Updates for BlackBerry 10 devices:
- Home Timeline Photo Preview – Tweets with Twitter photos let you be part of the moment. Tap the image to reveal the full screen version.
- BBM Connected – Tweet and update your BBM status at the same time.
- In Line Reply – Join the conversation with an in-line reply when you click on a Tweet.
- Get to what you love faster with our improved performance and full screen image viewing.
- Find the accounts you're looking for with improved search results.
- Report spam or abuse by clicking on the Tweet details screen.
You can grab the updates now free from BlackBerry World.