Thursday, September 16, 2010

New Twitter, New Bird, I Like It! "cos I Can Geotagged Tweets

New Twitter, New Bird #NewTwitter
Everyone was very curious when Twitter called up media people over for an announcement. There were many a speculations but some did think that folks at Twitter would announce improvements to the Twitter and they were right.
Twitter introduced a ton of new elements to the already sleek Twitter and here are some;

  • New design. The site has a cleaner timeline and a rich details pane that instantly adds more impact to individual Tweets while still maintaining the simplicity of the timeline. And, experience infinite scroll -- you no longer have to click “more” to view additional Tweets.
  • Media. Now, it’s easy to see embedded photos and videos directly on Twitter, thanks to partnerships with DailyBooth, deviantART, Etsy, Flickr, Justin.TV, Kickstarter, Kiva, Photozou, Plixi, Twitgoo, TwitPic, TwitVid, USTREAM, Vimeo, yfrog, and YouTube.
  • Related content. When you click a Tweet, the details pane shows additional information related to the author or subject. Depending on the Tweet’s content, you may see: replies, other Tweets by that user, a map of where a geotagged Tweet was sent from, and more.
  • Mini profiles. Click a username to see a mini profile without navigating from the page, which provides quick access to account information, including bio and recent Tweets.
You may not see these right away as these changes improvements to Twitter will roll out as a preview over the next several weeks starting with a very small percentage of registered accounts. During this preview period, you'll be able to switch back and forth so you have time to grow accustomed to the way things work. Eventually, everyone will have the updated version of
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