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Twitter Lite Is a Faster and Leaner Version of Its Mobile Site for Slow Data Networks

Twitter today announced Twitter Lite, a lighter version of its website that is meant for use on slower networks. The ‘lite’ version of the social media service looks and works similar to its native app for iOS and Android, except that it is able to achieve all of this right from within the browser of your device and on a slow connection.

Twitter for Android Now Features a Night Mode

Twitter for Android Now Features a Night Mode

Twitter today officially announced the release of a night mode feature for its official Twitter client for Android. The company has been testing the feature since more than a month by rolling it out to selected beta and alpha testers.

Twitter for Android’s Material Design Update Is Finally Rolling out to All

Twitter for Android’s Material Design Update Is Finally Rolling out to All

After months of alpha and beta testing, Twitter today announced that it is now rolling out a new Material Design inspired update for its Twitter for Android app. The update will completely revamp the UI of the app to make it more inline with Google’s Material Design guidelines.

Twitter Removing Certain Restrictions from Its 140-Character Limit

As rumored, Twitter, today announced that in a bid to let its users express themselves more in 140 characters, the company is removing certain restrictions on this limit. In the coming months, Twitter will be simplifying some of the stuff that counts towards the 140-character limit.

Twitter Testing Automatic Night Mode on its Alpha App for Android

Twitter Testing Automatic Night Mode on its Alpha App for Android

A new alpha build of the Twitter app for Android has revealed a night mode Setting that is designed to make reading, and writing tweets easier in the dark. The night mode works by changing the traditional black lettering on a white background to white letters on a dark blue background, thus making navigation on the app less taxing on the eyes.

Twitter Reintroduces Connect Tab to Recommend Accounts to Follow

Twitter Reintroduces Connect Tab to Recommend Accounts to Follow

To make it easier to find new accounts and people to follow, Twitter is today reintroducing the Connect tab in its apps. This is not the first time that Twitter is adding a Connect tab to the microblogging service though.

Twitter Token Limit Forces Fenix to Exit Google Play

Twitter Token Limit Forces Fenix to Exit Google Play

Fenix, our favourite Twitter client two years ago, has been removed from the Google Play Store. The developer announced on Twitter that it had “removed (the app) [sic], from the Play Store.” This announcement came after Fenix reviled Twitter, via a tweet.

Twitter is testing a dedicated GIF button in its Android app for some users

Twitter is testing a dedicated GIF button in its Android app for some users

Finding a way to send a GIF to someone, or through social networks, isn’t all that hard right now, but apparently Twitter wants to make it even easier to spread the moving pictures.

Twitter is replacing ‘Stars’ and ‘Favorites’ with ‘Hearts’ and ‘Likes’

Twitter is replacing ‘Stars’ and ‘Favorites’ with ‘Hearts’ and ‘Likes’

For Twitter users that have grown partial to the “Stars” and “Favorites” on the social network, it’s time to start liking something else: “Hearts” and “Likes.”

Twitter removes the 140 character limit from Direct Messages

Twitter removes the 140 character limit from Direct Messages

Earlier in 2015, Twitter announced that it would be making a big change to Direct Messages, which would make it easier to use as a messaging platform.