/// Twitter’s Third Act: A New Design to Court the Mainstream

September 16, 2013  |  All Things Digital


Twitter has lots of users. It wants a lot more. That is, in part, why it is planning a massive overhaul of its mobile apps, designed to make the service more appealing to mainstream users. You should get a first glimpse of Twitter’s new look in the not-too-distant future. Sources say the company is waiting until some time after Apple releases its iOS 7 software update, scheduled for this Wednesday, to show off its new design. It will be Twitter’s third major interface change in the company’s seven-year history. The company declined to comment for this article. Gone will be the four tabs at the bottom of the app’s screen, as The New Yorker’s Matt Buchanan first noted, replaced instead by swiping through different, content-focused streams. There will be a main, reverse-chronological stream like users are currently familiar with, as well as a stream for interactions between other users and conversations they’re having

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Twitter’s Third Act: A New Design to Court the Mainstream


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