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Official Twitter Updates – Allows For Multiple Account Support, And Push Notifications

The official Twitter app in the Market has been updated, and it brings along some much needed features. Multiple account support, push notifications, and much better widget options. Looks like they’re finally catching up to all the other 3rd party Twitter apps.

With the widgets, you can now have it show either mentions or tweets, but I still feel they should both come in one widget (like LauncherPro’s), but this is better than nothing. Is anyone rocking the official Twitter, or does everyone use a different client? If you want to learn more about the update, head over to Twitter’s blog.

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  • Cadonof

    Updated today on a droid 2. Had a choice of show tweets or mentions on the widget. Chose mentions by mistake and now I can’t change back.  Has anyone figured this out or do I have to uninstall/reinstall?

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  • crowd SPRING

    Multiple account support, push notifications, and much better widget options,,,nice features!

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  • Pete

    How are they push notifications if it still has a refresh period?  How does that work?  I still don’t like that it doesn’t populate an email subject if you “share” via Gmail.  And you still can’t scroll indefinitely back in your timeline – it only seems like it goes back a day or less and then you can’t load more.  We’ll see if it still remembers your position in the timeline or not.

  • Anonymous
  • crowd SPRING

    The official twitter is awesome which is updated in the market with its some much needed features. Multiple account support, push notifications, and much better widget options…this is great news!

  • Pete

    Does it bring back any of the eye candy they hand in the earlier versions?

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  • Rolandopr

    I would like a Google+ invite too thanks! I still use blur for FB and Tweeter.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_A5NPRXT6IL2BNWN5MTFC2DWHCI Jay Aston

      I’ll invite you. whats your email address

  • Anonymous

    Thanks man… I really appreciate it!

  • http://maxtechnewz.blogspot.com/ Max

    helps me switch from blog twitter to personal twitter

  • Anonymous

    I installed the new Market this morning and I see that there is an update for the Twitter app available but when I tap on it I only get the option to Open or Uninstall.  There’s no update option that will allow me to install the update.  Anyone else seeing this?

  • RideVT

    Certainly a step in the right direction but still not up to par with the 3rd party apps available IMO.  I’ve tried several and keep coming back to Tweetcaster

  • Stormbladex69

    I use Tweetdeck… yeah I know it was bought by Twitter. I would rather use TweetComb, TweetCasterPro or Plume… something, but I like being able to see my feed from FaceBook, Twitter, Foursquare all in one place. Anyone know of another one to use for a single Feed option? Guess I could probably use it within TapTu or Pulse, but I prefer the other the other clients listed above view for feeds.
     
    Anyone know those Devs and might pass along that feature from my Wish List?

    • http://twitter.com/keefmastaflex Kiefer Lobb

      Colorize Widget can do that, IIRC

  • Anonymous

    Just wondering if anyone has a Google plus invite available… would really love to try it out! Thanks in advance. Dkoch1984atgmaildotcom

    • Anonymous

      You got one coming your way.

      Jonathan

  • Adam Elghor

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    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Forte/542650247 Michael Forte

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  • Anonymous

    I must be missing something, but I don’t see an option for push notifications in the settings menu.

    • mjal

      Same for me. Anyone find it?

      • Anonymous

        in the settings, click on the account you want and there will be a notifications settings options. you can pick which ones you want pushed (mentions, dms, etc)

        • Ace87

          So tweets still aren’t pushed? That is the most important part for me.

          • Anonymous

            I believe so. It looks like it in that screen shot. I just didn’t have the app open when I was typing that comment.

  • Anonymous

    I’m going to give it another try, but I keep coming back to TweetDeck. I like being able to swipe between Timeline, Replies, and DMs. 

    • Anonymous

      same. I’m hoping for push notifs next.

  • http://twitter.com/JasonAGrier Jason A. Grier

    finally!! Both updates that I’d greatly would love!!

  • Anonymous

    Twitter…. HA … tweetdeck

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    Twitter…. HA … tweetdeck

  • conazo

    First 1, Loving the new Feautures!

  • http://twitter.com/TonyG916 Tony Garza

    i’ve been using the official twitter for some time. enjoy it.  tried the 3rd party apps and frankly im not the power twitter user most are so simplicity is fine for me.

  • http://twitter.com/djstarion Francisco Rodriguez

    I still prefer Plume. Does everything I want and very well. Not to mention it looks great

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Forte/542650247 Michael Forte

      Same here.

    • http://androidforums.com/members/kwest12.html kwest12

      Still rockin Seesmic: only client I’m aware of that still allows RT of protected accounts! They’ll probably turn that off soon enough though…. Unless the official app gets mention and hashtag auto-complete it’s unlikely I’ll switch.

      While push is extremely nice, I don’t use twitter nearly as much as fb. I only have it alert me of mentions at this point. Also, the ability to simultaneously post to twitter and fb from Seesmic is invaluable. That said, Seesmic definitely is missing some key features that I believe some of the other 3rd party apps have.

  • PyroHoltz

    yay, twitter…

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