With mounting pressure to keep up with other social media platforms, Twitter has rolled out a new update that has redesigned its look to make it faster and easier to use.
What does it look like?
The main changes to Twitter’s redesign focus on typography, which allows its users to focus much more easily on tweets by including the use of bold headlines. The reply icon has also gotten an update and has been replaced by a speech bubble instead of the standard arrow.
Grace Kim, the vice president of user research and design for Twitter, explained that users often mistook the reply arrow for a back or delete button, so the update took this into account. Tweets will now be updated in real time and links will open directly through the browser instead of taking the user to a separate tab. There will also be a side …