In order to improve the overall user experience, Twitter
has announced it is rolling out a refreshing look and feel across Twitter.
for iOS, Twitter
for Android, TweetDeck and Twitter
Lite in the coming days.
The latest developments are based on the feedback and ideas that came from the Twitter
users, the micro-blogging platform said on Thursday.
As part of the revamp, a new side navigation menu and fewer tabs at the bottom of the app will ensure less clutter and easier browsing.
"People gave the feedback that they loved this change on Android
last year and Twitter
is excited to now bring it to iOS," the company said.
Links to articles and websites now open in Safari's viewer in the Twitter
app so people can easily access accounts on websites they're already signed into.
has also refined its typography to make it more consistent, and added bolder headlines to make it easier to focus on what's happening.
"Tweets now update instantly with reply, Retweet, and like counts so people can see conversations as they're happening - live," it added.
People will also see additional accessibility choices such as increased colour contrast and the option to always open supported links in "Safari
The announcement followed the Twitter
brand refresh that happened last year.