Examples of Twitter's influence abound. Picture: Matthews Baloyi
Examples of Twitter's influence abound. Picture: Matthews Baloyi

Twitter makes it easier to find friends

By SAPA Time of article published Jul 24, 2013

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Berlin - Twitter has overhauled the search function for its apps on Android and iOS, allowing users to expand searches for people beyond just their names to include additional information and their profile picture, the microblogging network has announced.

This should make it easier to find friends, celebrities and acquaintances.

To access the new search, users will have to upgrade their Twitter programme.

The update will also allow messages to be synchronised across devices, meaning an item read on a smartphone will be noted as such on a desktop.

Until now, they would appear as unread on the one, even if read on the other.

But, to use this function, both users have to use the most up-to-date Twitter apps and programmes. - Sapa-dpa

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