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Twitter has updated its iOS app with push notifications for tweets and ambient notifications for when using the app, along with a new logo and a number of other additions.
What's New in Twitter Version 4.3

- Expanded Tweets: when you view Tweet details containing links to partner websites, you can now see content previews, view images, play videos and more [please note: this feature is rolling out gradually]
- Enhanced experience around selected events with the best Tweets and photos from those involved
- Push notifications for Tweets: choose to receive notifications from people you follow anytime they tweet or retweet
- Ambient notifications: enables you to see brief non-interruptive notifications in the status bar while you are using the app
- Improvements to search autocomplete for users
- Discover: now indicates when new stories are available for you to view
- Tappable avatars that take you directly to user profiles
- Performance improvements
- Support for password entry in app when experiencing authentication issues
- Hungarian language support
- Updated with new Twitter bird
- Many other tweaks, polish, and bug and crasher fixes
Twitter is available free for the iPhone and iPad on the App Store. [Direct Link]

Article Link: Twitter Updates iOS App With Push and Ambient Notifications, a New Logo and More
 

The Phazer

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Oct 31, 2007
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Scared to install this. The last three versions have just been a complete disaster. Twitter has completely ruined this app.
 
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LimeiBook86

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May 4, 2002
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Too late for me, I moved to TweetBot and I've been much happier since. :) I still use the original Twitter app on my iPad, so I may try it there however.
 
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adztaylor

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Aug 20, 2009
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Too late for me, I moved to TweetBot and I've been much happier since. :) I still use the original Twitter app on my iPad, so I may try it there however.

Same, switched to Tweetbot on my iPhone and iPad. Hoping they bring out a Mac version too. Too little, too late for the official app as far as I'm concerned.
 
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-Ryan-

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Jan 28, 2009
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Great app, why all the hate?

I'm really not sure - it's no frills but there's nothing inherently wrong with it. I use it for my personal account, and it's never crashed or had any issues.
 
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bigjnyc

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Apr 10, 2008
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Too late for me, I moved to TweetBot and I've been much happier since. :) I still use the original Twitter app on my iPad, so I may try it there however.

Tweetbot could be the perfect app, except that it doesnt work for me since I keep getting that stupid twitter data limit error message, for hours on end and could never update my timeline. :(
 
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WordMasterRice

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Aug 3, 2010
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Tweetbot could be the perfect app, except that it doesnt work for me since I keep getting that stupid twitter data limit error message, for hours on end and could never update my timeline. :(

Have you tried completely removing tweetbot and installing it again? I had the same issue when I recently restored my iPhone4 backup to my new 4S. I had to completely reinstall it and start fresh.
 
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Brdforallseason

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Aug 31, 2011
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I've always loved the Twitter for iPhone app and used it exclusively.

Unfortunately this update does away with two of my favorite nitpicky features: 1) it no longer lists the client from which each tweet is sent 2) it no longer provides a map with location data, only the city name.

Losing these features constitutes a deal breaker for me; I have purchased Tweetbot.
 
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utahman130

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Jun 7, 2012
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Ever since they updated it three times ago, I stopped using and moved to Tweetbot. Much more efficient!
 
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kjs862

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Jan 21, 2004
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Pretty cool. I just updated my Twitter account and I now have my first follower -- Macrumors. I setup push notification for the tweets so I don't have to keep refreshing macrumors.com. :)
 
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Le Big Mac

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Jan 7, 2003
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I've kept version 3.x (or whatever it was before the disastrous update a few months ago). Not sure I want to go through the reinstall process if I don't like this update.
 
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xpower180

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Jan 23, 2011
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Push Tweets from iPad?

I've been using Tweetbot for some time now, I love the synching between my devices.
Decide to re- download Twitter to see if it got any better and cannot see a way to enable pushing of tweets from follows on the iPad. The setting is present and works on my iPhone... Am I missing something obvious?
 
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alexryans

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Nov 10, 2010
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Is it just me or does that screenshot look a lot taller than the current iOS device (specifically iPhone) screen size? Possibly taken on an iPhone 5 prototype device?

Just speculation from an observation, of course - could be nothing at all, but I thought I'd point it out.
 
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mohJACK

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Jul 10, 2012
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just updated, i don't see any differences by now.
let's see how this works out
 
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retrospek

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Sep 28, 2004
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I'm confused - just installed both on my iPad and iPhone and can't see anything different..
 
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AndyMoore

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Feb 8, 2008
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Is there any way to auto update and keep the recent tweets at the top of the screen rather than having to scroll up all the time?
 
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