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The new Twitter

From Future of Real Estate Marketing

On Sept. 14, Twitter announced its most ambitious site redesign to date. The rapidly growing "information network" is introducing "a new, re-engineered Twitter.com that provides an easier, faster and richer experience."

The update will roll out to users gradually over the next several weeks and include such features as:

  • New design: A rich details page that promises a cleaner timeline. "Infinite scroll" means you no longer will need to click "more" to view additional Tweets.
  • Media: Twitter is partnering with numerous large players in Internet media such as Flickr, YouTube, Vimoe, Ustream, and TwitPic (to name just a few) to embed and integrate photos and video directly on Twitter.
  • Related content: Click a Tweet, and a related content panel will show additional information on the author or subject.
  • Mini profiles...