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Twitter updates iOS app, now allows app installs and launches from tweets

Twitter updates iOS app to allow for app installs, other performance fixes

By Trace Hagan on Apr 3, 2013 08:03 pm CDT - 0 mins, 42 secs reading time

Twitter has released an update to its iOS app, bringing the version count to 5.5. With the new update, Twitter has added the ability to launch and install apps linked in a tweet. These feature is a direct result of Twitter's updated Cards feature.

Twitter updates iOS app, now allows app installs and launches from tweets | TweakTown.com

Apps which support Twitter's Card functions will be able to be installed from the Twitter iOS app. Twitter has also included the usual performance increases, bug fixes, and improvements:

Twitter for iPhone now helps you discover, install and launch your favorite apps from Tweets. This update also includes the following improvements:

-Faster launch times and general performance upgrades

-"Retweeted by" in Tweet detail is now tappable

-Fix for reply-to-self in conversations

-Fix for bug that prevented undoing retweets in some cases

You can download the Twitter app from the Apple App Store.

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Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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