Windows 10’s Twitter app gains DM and profile improvements in new update

Brad Stephenson


The official Twitter app for Windows 10 PCs updated this week with some new features to improve direct messages and content discovery.

When viewing a Twitter user’s profile, the app will now display other accounts that you follow who also follow it. DMs have also been improved with drag-and-drop functionality added for media when composing a message and a new DM option for when sharing a tweet.

Here’s the full release notes for this latest update which should be live for most people already given the Progressive Web App (PWA) format of the app.

  • We added support for events that are happening on Twitter! Check this out by clicking or tapping on the search icon.
  • Direct message (DM) improvements: (1) you can now drag and drop 1 video or photo in a DM. (2) We improved the users recommended when you click on “Share via Direct Message” from the share menu on a Tweet.
  • We’ve added followers you know when you visit a profile or hover over a user’s handle or name. This gives you more context on who you might know from their followers.

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Developer: Twitter Inc.
Price: Free