New Design for Twitter

1273 Words Feb 4th, 2018 5 Pages
By now, you’ve probably made the switch, or at least checked out the preview. And if not, you’ll be required to make the leap soon – it will be mandatory on May 28th.

If you haven’t given any thought to the new Twitter profile yet, now might be a good time to start.

Hey, sometimes embracing change is good.

I’ve pulled together a short guide to what’s changed and shared 5 tips to help you get the most out of Twitter’s new look.

What’s changed on the new Twitter profiles
The new Twitter profiles have a lot of users (myself) included drawing some close comparisons to another network.

Your profile used to look like this:

old twitter profile
We haven’t switched the account for Wikidi project yet.

But now, it looks like (or will look like) this:

new twitter profile
Here’s what my new profile looks like.

It’s okay, you can say it: it’s not your imagination, it does look a lot like Facebook.

But comparisons aside, this redesign is meant to place more emphasis on the content you share with your community.

Here’s a basic overview of what’s changed:

Larger profile pictures. Your profile pictures are now 400 pixels by 400 pixels (the aspect ratios stay the same).
New header images. Header images are now more customizable. The image will span the entire browser – your old header might work but you’ll probably need to upload a new one – the larger scale…
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