Twitter for Mac Stories November 14, 2020

Twitter has released a notable update to its Mac app this week, bringing optimizations for macOS 11 Big Sur, in terms of both performance and design. The update also adds support for Apple Silicon-powered Macs.

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Twitter for Mac Stories February 19, 2020

Twitter fixes notifications bug in latest Mac app update

Twitter continues to make improvements to its new Mac app, which it brought to macOS using Apple’s Catalyst platform last October. Today’s update makes specific improvements related to notifications.

Twitter for Mac Stories October 2, 2014

Twitter Mac app updated w/ photo features for tweets and DMs

Twitter has finally updated its Mac app with support for a few photo features the social network introduced over the past year.

Twitter for Mac users can now view and share tweets with up to four photos included, something introduced to iPhone Twitter users in May. The update also includes the ability to see and send photos in privately shared direct messages; iPhone Twitter users received this feature last December.

Twitter for Mac 3.1 is available for free on the Mac App Store. Full release notes below:

Twitter for Mac Stories December 12, 2013

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Shortly after launching its new Twitter update for iPhone earlier this week, Twitter for Mac 3 is out on the Mac App Store with a refreshed design and a set of new features.

Twitter for Mac now supports Twitter photo previews inline with the timeline. Clicking a preview displays the image at full resolution.

Twitter profiles now support cover photos on par with Twitter’s other apps. With its refreshed design also comes a new, centered icon and visual changes throughout the app. The icon brings its appearance in line with the Twitter-owned TweetDeck for Mac with minor differences.

While there was once a time when Twitter for Mac was presumed dead, it certainly seems alive and well which is reassuring for Mac users. Check out screen shots and the changelog below… expand full story

Twitter for Mac Stories July 8, 2013

Twitter for iOS and Mac updated with Direct Message syncing, more

Twitter for iOS and Mac have been updated with Direct Message syncing and other UI changes.

Here’s the changelog for Twitter for iOS version 5.8:

New to Twitter for iPhone and iPad: when you read a Direct message it will be marked as read in all of your official Twitter apps, including,, Twitter for Mac, Twitter for Android and TweetDeck. When you read a message on another official Twitter app, it will be marked as read on iPhone and iPad.

We’ve also made more improvements in this version: • It’s easier to join conversations with a new reply composer in the Tweet details view on iPhone • Find new accounts to follow by tapping the new people button in the navigation bar • Richer search results indicate when there are new Tweets for your query and show account results with bios and social context • Report unwanted Tweets via the “More” button

Here’s a screenshot of the new reply composer:

Twitter for Mac has been updated to 2.3:

Now you can see when your Tweets have been retweeted or favorited, when you have a new follower, and when you’ve been added to a list in your @Connect timeline. You can also update your notification settings to see interactions in real time.

Other improvements and bug fixes in this version include: * When you read a Direct message on Twitter for Mac it will be marked as read in all of your official Twitter apps, including Twitter for iPhone, Twitter for iPad, Twitter for Android,, and TweetDeck. When you read a message on another official Twitter app, it will be marked as read on your Mac. * Support for 6 new languages: Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Thai and Filipino * Real names and @usernames appear together in all parts of the app * Fixed character counting bug in the Tweet composer * Fix for unfavoriting Tweets * Fix for Growl notifications * Other nifty fixes and improvements

The official Twitter blog has a new post regarding these updates.

Twitter for Mac Stories May 22, 2013

Twitter for Mac updated with Notification Center integration, performance improvements, more

Twitter for Mac is continuously receiving updates and today it received a highly requested feature: Notification Center integration. Users can configure the setting in the preference window within the app.

OS X already offered Twitter integration, but notifications deferred to the web rather than its native client. It was less than a month ago when the app received its first update in countless months, and today’s update demonstrates Twitter’s dedication to its continued development.

Twitter 2.2.1 is now available in the Mac App Store:

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