Twitter's Android app will get the Materials Design remedy

What was as soon as a check is now official. Twitter is rolling out a brand new model of its Android app which adheres to Materials Design, the paper-like visible language developed by Google. The app is now cut up into 4 tabs — House, Moments, Notifications and Messages — which you’ll be able to transfer between by tapping the icons on the prime of the display, or utilizing a horizontal swipe. Dragging throughout from the left-hand edge will reveal a aspect menu with shortcuts to your profile, lists and Twitter highlights. The drop-down arrow on the prime of the menu will allow you to change accounts, in the meantime.

The visible revamp is not an enormous shock given how eager Google is for builders to embrace Materials Design and its numerous rules. What’s notable (however no much less shocking) is the location of Moments inside the brand new app. The function is actually entrance and middle now — an try by Twitter, little question, to make the information-centric hub extra common with customers. What was as soon as generally known as “Undertaking Lightning” has had little impact on Twitter’s stagnant consumer numbers, however CEO Jack Dorsey might be hoping that may change now that it holds such a outstanding place within the Android app.

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