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160 Million On Twitter Now Have Access To The New UI

   
5:53 pm on Oct 13, 2010 (gmt 0)

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160 Million On Twitter Now Have Access To The New UI [blog.twitter.com]
As of today, everyone who uses Twitter now has access to the new Twitter. Whether you’re just signing up today or you’ve been a user for years, this new experience is finally real for everyone – all 160 million of you – and in six languages to boot.

6:14 pm on Oct 13, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Hi there,

Well, I must be the only person in the country to have switched to using the tweetdeck GUI because of the new website, I just don't like it!

But there are benefits of using tweetdeck, it means as I don't have to have the browser on, at work anyway, at home I just selected the older interface, I do hope that they give you an option of which UI to use.

Cheers,
MRb
6:24 pm on Oct 13, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I kind of like the new interface. It does break your custom background so I had to scurry and fix mine.
7:05 pm on Oct 13, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Hi there,

>>It does break your custom background so I had to scurry and fix mine

When I saw it, I only have a small ish monitor at home (15.5in) and 20 at work; so I only really saw a difference on my laptop, but, using tweet deck you kinda forgo that anyway..

I suppose that in time, it will change again, but for now, I still don't like it.

Cheers,
MRb
8:44 am on Oct 18, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I've opted for the old style when visiting the site online, but they're going to force us all over to the new version soon enough. I spend a lot more time in TweetDeck as well. It's nice to have an alternative.
9:23 am on Oct 18, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I love the new version as a user.
A tweet with a picture - click on it and I see the picture.
A tweet that is a reply - click on this tweet's background and the right column shows me the original tweet. Clicking on the original one let's me go one step back and so on so I see full conversation.
Also, when I go to other tabs and new tweets come in they will be hidden under the "X new tweets" button when I come back to Timeline tab. This is very nice.

They should now get a page preview tool for the right column so one does not need to leave twitter to read shared links.
The same will happen with Google probably