Twitter users who access their accounts through an iPhone or Android handset can now see headlines and photos, discover popular tweets and search for a new perspective, announces the micro-blogging site.
The Twitter team said users can now preview photos and article summaries without a tap in Discover and search results. This new design for mobile brings the content of each Tweet front and center.
Discover on twitter.com helps find popular and trending topics among family and friends in a simple stream of Tweets. Just tap “View all Tweets” to see a continuous stream of news, photos and other stories shared by the people.
In search, photos from relevant results will appear at the top of the stream to see what is happening from multiple perspectives.
Twitter added three new elements in search: view photos and videos first, see headlines and photos, and understand context.
People share stories on Twitter through photos and videos. The updated app now opens a grid of the most relevant media above the stream of Tweets when searching for a person, an event or a hashtag.
Media instantly appearas in search results stream on an iPhone or Android device. Photos and article summaries automatically show previews on what is happening.
Twitter users can now see context like who favorited or retweeted right there in the Tweet.