Twitter unveils new look, which users quickly mock

Twitter's latest redesign makes the iOS app look more like Android

Twitter is making some small design tweaks to make its app easier to use

The company pulled off the revamp to make Twitter "lighter, faster, and easier to use" for the present users and also to woo the new ones. Twitter now has about 328 million monthly active users, who're coming to the platform to stream live content or see the U.S President Trump make a fool of himself.

'We switched to a speech bubble, a symbol most know and love. We listened closely and kept what you love.

Twitter has today announced a complete refresh of its products to try and make the experience even better for its millions of users across Australia and worldwide. His request to users came complete with a hashtag, #Twitter2017. When you open the app, the most immediately evident change should be the fresh design. While they were previously filled in with a gray shade, the icons are now thin lines, which stands out less at the bottom of tweets. Twitter has also made its icons lighter. Looks like we'll have to wait a bit longer on both fronts.

Over the past few months, Twitter has been working towards the moderation of user behavior on the platform.

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And Twitter is competing for video advertising dollars with Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat in a market that's predicted to reach $13.2 billion in spending in the United States this year and $22.2 billion by 2021, according to Williamson.

Rounding out this Twitter update is more accessibility options, like increased color contrast, and the ability to use filters and stickers on your profile image. For more information, read the Twitter Blog.

The changes also include an optimised feature in Safari's viewer to users can easily access accounts on webites they are already signed into. These include round avatars to "help distinguish users from tweets". Users also tweeted their dismay when the company rolled out its "Moments" feature, and when it got rid of its star icon signifying a "favorite" tweet, in favor of a heart icon, similar to Facebook's "like" button.

The company released a statement saying that it took feedback from various people to see what needed improved in the iOS version. "I'm curious to see what the reaction is going to be".

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