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Twitter Enhances Conversations in Android App, Boosts Performance on Weaker Devices


A new update for the official Twitter app hit Google Play today, full of new little features and fixes that greatly improve the app in the eyes of its developers. The big change you will see is a new “blue line” that connects conversations that are taking place in between people you follow. For example, in the photo we posted above, you can see two people I follow go back and forth about blue lines, and you know they are replying to each other thanks to the blue line. We wouldn’t’ say this feature was necessary, but it is what it is. 

In addition, the app has been optimized for “entry-level” devices, essentially becoming less intensive, allowing the weaker phones to handle the app. There are new notification settings, as well as the ability to report tweets as abusive or spam.

To see the full changelog, check below.

What’s New:

  • A blue line in your home timeline indicates a conversation between people you follow
  • The first Tweet in the conversation now appears above the most recent reply
  • Tap to see all of the replies, even from people you don’t follow
  • Optimized for entry-level Android smartphones
  • Report Tweets as abusive or spam
  • New notification settings
  • Bug fixes for direct messages, login verification and more

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  • Anthony McKay

    When’s the update coming out that lets us put the Home, @, # and My profile down at the bottom?

  • Raul

    I’ve had those blue lines for like 3 weeks now

  • Matthew DiGiacomo

    Someone is going through the comments and downvoting everyone! Nice!

  • Matthew DiGiacomo

    Did they fix the bug yet where tweets will pop out of there place and start flying all over the app?

  • Crysmic

    Does anyone know if the Moto X is worth buying?

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio


    • Bionicman

      thats a loaded question. short answer yes. long answer….ehhhh maybe

    • michael arazan

      I would wait till october or so, Just to see the new nexus, and The Rumor is another Motorola Device is still coming this year, maybe a hero/ Flagship device, allegedly says one of the writers at AndroidCentral who hinted it in an article called “Wait to buy the Moto X”

  • Ryan Ropero

    Twitter? You mean the Falcon Pro’s little (inappropriate word for female dog)

    • Chippah

      Falcon pro was great until the token fiasco..
      and the dev workaround sucks and is a major pain in the ass.

      • Droid Ronin

        That’s true. I finally got Falcon Pro up and running on my Moto X with the token workaround, but if I ever wipe my device, I’m just gonna use Carbon next time around.

  • Chippah

    Idk about this update being big news, but has anyone tried out the new version of Maxthon browser?

    WOWZERS! breathed new life into my Gnex..

    so smooth and fast, with a logical layout and sweet new QUICK CONTROLS! yippee.

  • Tyler Durden

    I wonder if by weaker device they mean my gnex.

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      Did they fix the bug yet where tweets will pop out of there place and start flying all over the app?

  • scastro87

    I could have sworn that I had seen this blue line thing in a previous update only to disappear later.

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      They were guinea pigging you man!