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Rated 4.61835 From 4,588,108 Votes
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  • Last Updated: 2021-04-09
  • New version: 8.60
  • File size: 130.97 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later. and Android 4.4. KitKat or later

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Twitter is an iPhone and Android News App, made by Twitter, Inc.. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - Twitter, Inc., with the latest current version being 8.60 which was officially released on 2021-04-09. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 4,588,108 Reviews on the Apple App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.61835 out of a possible 5 stars.

How does it Work?


Join the conversation! Retweet, chime in on a thread, go viral, or just scroll through the Twitter timeline to stay on top of what everyone’s talking about. Twitter is your go-to social media app and the new media source for what's happening in the world, straight from the accounts of the influential people who affect your world day-to-day. Explore what’s trending in the media, or get to know thought-leaders in the topics that matter to you; whether your interests range from #Kpop Twitter to politics, news or sports, you can follow & speak directly to influencers or your friends alike. Every voice can impact the world. Follow your interests. Tweet, Fleet, Retweet, Reply to Tweets, Share or Like - Twitter is the #1 social media app for latest news & updates. Tap into what’s going on around you. Search hashtags and trending topics to stay updated on your friends & other Twitter followers. Follow the tweets of your favorite influencers, alongside hundreds of interesting Twitter users, and read their content at a glance. Share your opinion. Engage your social network with noteworthy links, photos and videos. DM your friends or reply in a thread. Whether you chat privately or go viral, your voice makes a difference. Get noticed. Twitter allows you to find interesting people or build a following of people who are interested in you. Maintaining a social connection has never been easier! Beyond chatting with friends, Twitter allows influencers to build a personal connection with their fans. Speak directly to the people who influence you - you may be surprised by how many answer back. Build your profile: *Customize your profile, add a photo, description, location, and background photo *Tweet often and optimize your posting times *Post visual content *Use hashtags in your Tweets *Draw in followers outside of Twitter Track What’s Trending Discover top trending hashtags and breaking news headlines. Follow media topics, Tweet threads & live videos, to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s happening. Whether you’re interested in sports highlights, pop culture memes or politics, Twitter is your source of information. Join a community Find like-minded friends or explore interests you never knew you had. Get informed on the topics that matter to you, whether your interests are mainstream or niche. You can share content or be a fly on the wall; either way, you’ll discover something new each time you open the app. Find your voice on social media - download Twitter today! Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TwitterInc/ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twitter/?hl=en Privacy Policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy Terms and Conditions: https://twitter.com/en/tos We share device identifying data with some advertising partners which may include app opens that happen prior to signing up. Please see here for more details: https://help.twitter.com/en/safety-and-security/data-through-partnerships

Top Reviews

  • Police brutality on clear view


    By military for ever
    I definitely admire police work. After observing the video and reading the whole article, there no doubt in my mind of the few rotten potatoes in the the force. I hope this brave and proud military man serving our country, gets his day in court and look at this dirt bags in their eyes and remind them of their duty of service. Proper measures need to be taken to removed them from public service. They are not there to judge people for race or the color of their skin or perhaps accents in the voices. Every time a police officer is killed, my heart is broken. Why some continue to act like they have a privilege to mistreat fellow human beings, just because the badge? Don’t continue tarnishing the image of the good ones. To service man, thank you for serving our nation. We support military personnel and their families and their children. Sacrifices are made, separated by deployment, sometimes unaccompanied by the family in remote assignments, long hours. They are there to serve, not to be mistreated. 🎗
  • Videos are glitchy


    By daniel___9898
    Watching videos on this is so frustrating sometimes because if you try to skip ahead into a video it will just freeze the video and remain frozen until the amount of time you skipped ahead is reached and then it will resume. I know I can unfreeze it by moving the little dial at the bottom to skip through the video but i shouldn’t have to do that. Also i’ve had sound glitches where if you try to skip ahead or rewatch a video once it reaches the end the sound won’t play and i just move the little bar at the bottom to skip through the video left and right until the sound comes back. It’s pretty annoying and happens literally all the time. Fix it bruh y’all millionaires. Instagram does better with their videos like cmon son and I know i’m not the only one experiencing this all my friends get it too. Other than this the app is fine
  • Tech support is garbage, email support is garbage


    By brandii_m
    made my twitter account almost 10 years ago an was an avid user on that same account. i was using the app and then sat my phone down for about an hour. when i reopened the app they were asking me to log back in to verify my account. Seeing that I haven’t logged out of twitter i was confused as to why they started to ask me this.i’ve had this account for a long time and the email address i signed up with is one that i no longer had access to. because of this i was unable to reset my password. i tried emailing tech support but they gave me some excuse saying that they couldn’t verify the account and that there was no other way that they could do so. they’ve never asked me to do so before and i am very upset with tech support. i would’ve rather talk to an actual person to explain my problem than send an email that they took a long time to respond to. so now im stuck trying to figure out what my old password was because i don’t want to create a new account. its been 2 weeks since this happened and im very disappointed with their service and lack of communication.
  • App is great until you need support


    By Tonkalynn
    I’ve had twitter for about 8 years now and recently have been locked out of my account due to age restriction. I’m currently well over the age to have an account but due to EU regulation twitter combatted this by locking accounts made by people under the age of 13. Being from America, I don’t understand why that should affect my account yet here we are. However that’s not my biggest issue. I’ve never had to use twitter support until my account got locked out but because there is no email or account not on twitter for twitter support, there is no way for me to contact the support team for help. If I try to submit a form, it says my account is locked. I can’t send a message because my account is locked. I made a new account but it will direct me to send a message from my locked account, which then proceeds to tell me I can’t submit a form from my locked account. Twitter support needs a serious revamp considering it’s only useful for people with WORKING accounts; if my account worked then I wouldn’t need to contact twitter support in first place!
  • Days Gone By


    By im4him4ever
    Things with twitter use to be great then you started with this censoring crap. Even if we strongly disagree with someone that is what made twitter fun. When you first started you advertised your product as an avenue to voice our opinions. It didn’t matter if the opinions were wrong or even untrue we could still say them. If choice words were used or they were offensive the customer had the options to block that tweet or report it to you. However, we were not stopped or hindered in anyway of saying what we thought, felt, or believed. But these are “Days Gone By”. We can no longer do that and in many cases we can’t even read the opinions of others. Censorship and curtailing a person right of freedom of speech is wrong, just plain wrong on so many levels. Twitter you should wake up before it’s too late. The handwriting is truly on the wall.
  • Suspension of people’s handle


    By Desmondjude
    No doubt has become a very beautiful place for people from across the globe to share their views on issues both National and international, people placing adverts, and so many things but to some extent their has been evidence of suppressing of freedom of speech and expression, suppression of truth from reaching the public all by means of suspending the handle and tagging it misinformation. This results in people loosing their hard earned Twitter followings. My suggestion is that instead of Twitter to suspend people’s account please don’t air the tweet . Just after typing and sending it out as a tweet Twitter should warn the person not to deliver the tweet or Twitter should not allow the said information to go through so that the person’s account won’t be suspended. Again their seems to be some sort of preferential treatment to some people. Please let their be a level playing field for everyone on Twitter. Apart from the above Twitter is sweet and beautiful. Thank you
  • Bad for my blood pressure


    By johnghicks
    When scrolling down at a certain point it just stops and doesn’t display any more posts. Often a post I tap on disappears or the app will scroll to the top after I tap on the post and I am unable to find that post again. Back-end administration is not even handed and is shrouded in secrecy. For example, blue star “verification” is a joke as many easily verified legitimate sources aren’t verified even though they apply when other accounts favored by those in control get verified immediately. Posts are not handled evenly either. For example, Policies are a joke and are applied unevenly to posts those in control don’t like but not to posts they do like. Terms of Service also seem to be applied unevenly. If enough of a certain group of users complain they will remove or restrict posts and or users based on mob mentality. Certain Chronic violators are allowed to continue on the platform but others are booted off for much lesser infractions and it is usually around political views. If this is a forum for free speech then the powers that be are doing a bad job of it. I’m going to use the Parler app.
  • They don’t care and it shows lol


    By chichikamish
    Like the title says they don’t actually do any work into moderating their site. You might think there’s someone out there reading the tweets that go out but if you search specific slurs you’ll find a myriad of tweets with the n word or f word in them and twitter doesn’t bat an eyelash but get into a discussion with a pedophiliac apologist and tell them they are trash for condoning cp art well then they’re ready to ban or suspend your account. But to be perfectly honest I’m ok being banned from a site that offers a platform to racists, nazis, pedophiles, transphobia, and the absolute cesspool of society. I’m actually glad this has happened and made me realize what a piece of garbage this platform is. It might seem better than the tumblrs of the world and even facebook but is a smidgen better when it comes to social media? Just because it gives the appearance of giving a crap doesn’t mean it does and believe me, Twitter is no different than the facebooks of the world. They would sell you D list celebs selling flat tummy tea but you just have to have targeted ads on. Great service for a dumpster fire I guess...
  • Opinion


    By ABHudson234
    I love twitter and have always loved twitter until they updated their rules and policies. they are too strict for my linking now. i’m not understanding how tweeting in bold texts or following/unfollowing too many ppl at once or even tweeting how you feel about a certain political issue can be looked at as a threat. i understand if someone is giving misleading information or threatening someone else but some of their rules just doesn’t make any sense and is uncalled for. Also, i don’t like how you can’t use the same number for multiple accounts. It also says you can in their rules and policies but it won’t let you do it and they need to take that out of their rules so it won’t be misleading. i don’t like having to tweet and then delete my tweets cause i’m overthinking that it’s against twitters rules when it’s not. i respect their rules and policies but i just feel some of them are too strict and not really harmful to be considered a threat.
  • Bias


    By Patty Angel
    Twitter is a left wing bias site. I’m Independent and see how bad it has gotten. When will or will it ever be a fair platform? I’m currently on a 3 day limited restriction but have no idea why! I haven’t broken any Twitter rules! I get those captchas asking if I’m a bot but I do everything possible not to do repetitive things just for this reason. I put out some interesting tweets that went a little viral by maybe 1,000 and because I got a lot of followers in a day I go to Twitter jail? Really? I already only follow back so many at a time so I don’t get in trouble but you find a reason anyway and don’t tell me why! I hope one day someone creates a site that is fair to its users. I’m never threatening in any way but Twitter likes to restrict me for no good reason! I mostly just tweet what’s out on another source so why am I in trouble? I’ve seen people threatening on the left but never get in trouble! Hopefully one day someone will come up with a less bias and Constitutional platform. I believe in Free Speech but would never threaten anyone but I see it all the time!

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