Twitter went all out to stream the NFL's Thursday Night Football games this year, spending millions to obtain exclusive mobile streaming rights, beating out the likes of Amazon and Facebook. Ten Thursday night games will be streamed throughout the season, and you don't need a Twitter account to watch them.
Great news for Twitter fans who enjoy reading the latest tweets after dark. The official Twitter app has received a built-in night mode. When enabled, this mode reverses text and background colors to enhance reading in low-light situations. While the feature is simple, it does the trick efficiently. Images are not altered, and night mode cannot be invoked automatically or on a schedule.
Twitter has silently joined the collection of iOS apps with Peek and Pop gestures. Now iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus owners can use 3D Touch to interact with Twitter version 6.54 and later. While the official update notes simply say "A few minor updates that you didn’t even know you needed," the new gestures have been added throughout the app. Previously, Twitter only offered few Quick Actions from its home screen icon.
There are plenty of reasons to have multiple Twitter accounts - if you own a business you probably want to keep its tweets separate from your personal tweets, or maybe you run several websites and have a Twitter account for each. Maybe you have multiple personalities, each with its own tweeting style. Whatever the case, Twitter's iOS app has supported multiple account management for several years now and it is quite simple to set up. If you have more than one account and you'd like to access all of them via your iPhone's mobile app, here's how to do it:
Earlier this year, Twitter rolled out a new timeline that prioritizes specific Tweets based on an algorithm. According to the company, Tweets are selected to show up first based on "accounts you interact with most, Tweets you engage with," and other considerations. Many long-time Twitter fans decried the new system, preferring the old timeline that organized Tweets chronologically. For those who are interested, there is still a way to place the most recent Tweets first.