It is more challenging to keep up with all the Twitter knockoffs out there, but I have fallen in love with Tweetdeck, Hootsuite and now, more increasingly Twitter. I got the images above from putting “tide” in the search box on Twitter, one of its new changes. This article appears in today’s CNET.
Twitter takes new steps to be even more like Instagram
The microblogging service rolled out a series of new features today that together make it more instantly visual and take it even farther past 140 characters.
With a flurry of new features unveiled this afternoon, Twitter appears to be aiming more than ever at mimicking some of the most visual elements of Instagram and Facebook.
The most interesting new feature is one that adds a palette of “top” photos and videos to search results. So, for example, if you search for “sunrise,” you see a group of photos above the resulting column of tweets, as well as a row of video thumbnails off to the side. Read more at this link: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57550804-93/twitter-takes-new-steps-to-be-even-more-like-instagram/