Twitter for iOS and Android updated – brings in new features, fixes

Twitter has announced that the official Twitter for iPhone and Android have both been updated and are ready for download bringing in two new features on both the apps which are Swipe shortcut and Find friends. 

With the Swipe shortcut now just swipe a tweet in your home timeline to reply to, retweet, favorite or share it, or view the Twitter user’s profile, without leaving your timeline. With the Find friends feature, now when you upload your contacts’ email addresses and phone numbers, you can quickly find which of your friends are on Twitter.

The complete changelog for iPhone is as follows:

  • Swipe shortcut
  • Copy and paste for tweets and profiles
  • Press and hold actions on links in tweet details
  • Font size settings
  • Direct Message improvements
  • Confirmation alert for Find Friends
  • Improved startup time and general performance improvement
  • Improved image quality in tweet detail
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Profile shows whether a user follows you
  • Verified badges in people search results
  • New language: Turkish
  • Lots of other polish and bug fixes

Complete changelog for Android is:

  • Swipe shortcut
  • Improved scrolling and network performance
  • Improved support for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Confirmation dialog for Find Friends
  • Security improvements
  • New languages: Filipino, Simplified Chinese
  • Many other bug fixes, improvements, and polish

To download the app for your device, head over to the App Store and Android Market