Twitter desktop website gets mobile look

January 14, 2014
Twitter revamped its desktop Web pages to better mirror the experience of visiting the popular one-to-many text messaging service on smartphones

Twitter revamped its desktop webpages Monday to better mirror the experience of visiting the popular one-to-many text messaging service on smartphones.

The change comes as people increasingly take to visiting and other online venues from instead of laptop or desktop computers.

"We're now rolling out a refreshed reflecting the look and feel of our iOS and Android apps," the San Francisco-based company said in a message fired off at Twitter.

Modifications to were mostly cosmetic, with no new tools or features added.

Profile pictures and background art were moved to the upper left side, where a box makes it more convenient to compose and tweet messages.

Twitter users were also invited to personalize the new profile pages with accent colors.

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