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Twitter is rolling out a completely revamped Android app – finally adopting Material Design – and it finally looks like an app that belongs in the year 2016.
For reference, here’s what the old design looks like:
And here’s the new one:
The Google-approved aesthetic makes for a few functional differences:
- The tab bar has been moved from the bottom to the top, and you can now simply swipe between your Timeline, notifications, direct messages, and moments.
- The’res now a floating action button for composing new tweets. The single button can be used for composing different types of tweets – such as GIFs or videos – from a single spot
- You can swipe from the left to go straight to your profile, settings, contacts and more.
The update is rolling out globally today.
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