Twitter.com is wanting a bit of extra just like the Twitter made for smartphone screens. On Monday, July 15, the social media platform rolled out a closely anticipated redesign, bringing a number of the instruments of the app to the desktop expertise, together with including customization choices, together with a brand new darkish mode. Twitter says the up to date net platform is rolling out starting at present.
Twitter’s new look brings a number of options that can really feel acquainted for customers of the cellular app. The Discover part of the Twitter app, which curates a group of tweets and reside video primarily based in your pursuits and even bodily location from accounts you don’t but observe, is now a part of the left-hand facet navigation bat that additionally homes fast entry to messages and your profile web page. Bookmarks additionally make their twitter.com debut, whereas lists are additionally now quicker to entry from inside that very same navigation bar.
Tapping on the messages icon from that left sidebar opens a redesigned residence for Direct Messages. Now, Twitter says the Direct Messages web page permits customers to see conversations and ship messages with out switching between screens.
The closely anticipated darkish mode additionally arrives with the redesign, although as an possibility that doesn’t ditch the previous blue background both. The show settings now embody the acquainted “dim” darkish mode the white textual content on a darkish blue background, together with a brand new “lights out” possibility for white textual content on a black background. Twitter additionally added new themes to alter the icons and design features that use Twitter’s iconic blue to a different hue.
Each the darkish mode and new colour choices are accessible inside a number of clicks by tapping on the extra on the backside of that new left navigation bar, then clicking on show. The identical settings are additionally out there from the show choices contained in the Settings menu.
The replace additionally makes switching between accounts simpler, utilizing a fast sign off possibility within the left navigation bar.
Whereas the replace brings a brand new look, new options and a handful of shortcuts, Twitter says the replace can also be designed to supply quicker efficiency. However the firm isn’t executed making adjustments both — Twitter says the redesign additionally creates a greater basis for future updates to the platform.