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Twitter unveils new UI for direct messaging on Android

Twitter has introduced a new and improved user interface for its direct messaging (DM) feature on Android devices, making it impressive compared to iOS.

Android Twitter users can update their app to get an improved DM experience.

Twitter said it realized the need to improve the way people use DMs on Twitter on Android devices.

The update also brings an improved composer, as well as better tweet forwarding, context for news requests, and clearer read receipts, according to TechCrunch.

The microblogging platform has also introduced improvements to scrolling performance and user interface responsiveness.

Now, when Android users open their DMs, they will no longer see the boxy design they were used to.

Twitter recently made changes to DMs, including the ability to send a DM tweet to multiple people at once in individual chats.

In February, Twitter announced that it was testing a new feature that would allow people to send DMs directly from a tweet.

But the test has alerted state officials and public safety experts.

According to New York City Public Defender Eliza Orlins, offering a shortcut for your DMs could make users even more vulnerable to harassment.

“Please don’t do this. One more step where you have to go to someone’s profile to send DMs about harassment,” she responded on Twitter.

It’s almost never a “conversation starter” where people send spam DMs.

According to Twitter, the experiment does not change the current settings of any DMs.


I am Sanjit Gupta. I have completed my BMS then MMS both in marketing. I even did a diploma in computer software and Digital Marketing.

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