Twitter for Android update brings improved Search and Discovery


You tweeters of the world should be happy to know that the official Twitter application for Android has gotten itself a pretty significant upgrade — there’s a lot to get into here, folks. For starters, the Discover tab has been improved to combine all of the activity, including Tweets, Activity, Trends, and follow suggestions, into one nice stream. You’ll also be able to drill further into Activity and Trends if you want to see those specific things in their own lists.

For search, you’ll get a nice, clean look at relevant photos, tweets and accounts in the same stream. This functionality has been available on the desktop site for quite some time, and now that it’s on mobile the two experiences are almost identical. More features include the ability to change the default view for the Connect tab to mentions only, and the ability to click a link within a Tweet without having to specify that action in an extra dialog.

Improved support for Hebrew, Farsi and Arabic have been made for those running Android 4.0 and higher, and your usual helping of miscellaneous bug fixes have been made (including reduced crashes). As usual, all of that is available as a quick, free and easy download in the Google Play Store so get to it and let us know how the updated experience is treating you. PS: all of these changes have been made to the mobile site, as well, if that’s your thing.

[via Twitter]

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. I’m digging this new update!

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