Twitter apps for the iPhone have been around before the App Store. Twitterrific was one of the apps released for Jailbroken iPhones prior to the launch of the App Store with iPhone OS 2.0. I would even argue that without the App Store, Twitter would not be the company it is today. While Twitter has done a lot to hurt third-party apps in recent years, there is still a somewhat thriving ecosystem. This week, I want to look at all of the Twitter apps for iPhone to see which one is the best.
Tweetbot Stories April 7
Tweetbot Stories November 8, 2018
Tweetbot for iOS updated with optimization for new iPad Pro displays
Just a day after the launch of Apple’s latest iPad Pros, Tweetbot for iOS has been updated to take advantage of the new 11-inch and 12.9-inch displays. This means you’ll no longer see pesky black bars around the sides of the app on the new iPad Pros.
Tweetbot Stories October 21, 2018
Tweetbot Stories October 18, 2018
Tapbots is out with a new version of Tweetbot for iOS that adds a handful of fresh features. iPhone X users will especially appreciate a reworked dark mode that uses true black and looks especially nice on OLED panels.
Tweetbot Stories August 16, 2018
TechCrunch has published an internal Twitter email that includes the company’s explanation for shutting down their API that powered many features in useful apps like Tweetbot and Twitterrific.
While the email likely won’t convince irritated Twitter users who are seeing features removed from their favorite apps, the internal communication is the most open Twitter has been about its thinking on the matter:
Tweetbot Stories August 15, 2018
Tapbots has released an updated version of Tweetbot for iPhone and iPad that removes or degrades lots of useful features due to Twitter’s API change set to occur tomorrow. Due to the API changes, Tweetbot’s Apple Watch app which focused largely on showing alert activity has also been removed.