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Twitter Optimizes Android App For Tablets

twitterTwitter released an update to it’s Android app this week that is specifically designed Android devices. It works with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1-2014 Edition, and it will be available on other Android tablets by the end of the year.

The update brings about a new screen view, so that you can read tweets while browsing the web.. The new app also lets users run other apps in the background, so users can listen to music or watch videos in another app while they are using the new Twitter app.

The app also lets you animate tweets by drawing on photos from your photo library. There is also a new widget. Here is more from the Twitter blog:

We’re introducing a widget that brings Twitter content directly to your tablet. The new Twitter widget lets you engage with Tweets, photos, and videos while also delivering country specific breaking news, music, sports and photos. By logging in, you’ll see a more personalized experience where you can interact by favoriting or retweeting right from the widget.

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