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Twitter for iOS (pictures)

The official Twitter apps for iPhone and iPad recently got updated. We take a look at their refreshed interfaces and features, as well as the brand-new Profile page.

Jaymar Cabebe
Jaymar Cabebe covers mobile apps and Windows software for CNET. While he may be a former host of the Android Atlas Weekly podcast, he doesn't hate iOS or Mac. Jaymar has worked in online media since 2007.
Jaymar Cabebe
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New and improved profiles

The most recent update to Twitter for iOS adds Facebook-style cover photo as a backdrop to your Twitter avatar.
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Home news feed

Every time you open up the Twitter app, your timeline starts you off at the last tweet you read. Tap the Home button to quickly jump to the top.
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Discover more content

The Discover tab shows you relevant stories (based on your connections), an activity stream, trending hash tags, and more.
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Connect with your Tweeps

The Connect tab shows you your mentions and helps you keep track of when others retweet or begin following you.
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Compose a tweet

With the global Compose button, you can fire off a tweet from anywhere in the app. The interface then makes it easy to add pictures, mention other users, and geotag your content.
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Snippets from partner sites

Twitter for iPad expands tweets inline and shows snippets of content from links to partner sites.
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Video thumbnails

Expand a tweet containing a YouTube link to see a thumbnail of the tweeted video.

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