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This article was published on December 8, 2017

World’s first AR app for Twitter is a preview of what’s to come

World’s first AR app for Twitter is a preview of what’s to come
Bryan Clark
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Bryan Clark

Former Managing Editor, TNW

Bryan is a freelance journalist. Bryan is a freelance journalist.

Twitter in augmented reality is exactly as cool as it sounds.

TweetReality brings tweets, search, mentions, profiles and all your favorite features and displays them neatly on a virtual screen that overlays your iPhone or iPad display (sorry Android fans).

Navigating is a bit different, but fairly straightforward and intuitive. You can still retweet, reply, and heart status updates much like you would on the mobile app. And while we wouldn’t call TweetReality a “polished” app just yet, it’s entirely usable and a great start.

While AR is cool no matter where you use it, this is the type of technology that improves as better wearables come out to take advantage of it — whether that’s cool new AR glasses from Apple, or a slimmed down Hololens from Microsoft.

TweetReality is available now. You can take it for a spin by downloading it at Apple’s App Store.

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