Hands-on with Twitter's latest update (version 4.1) for Windows 10

The Twitter application for Windows 10 was updated yesterday, and I'm very happy with the new features that have been added. One new feature that stands out is the ability to quote tweets. When you tap the Retweet button, you are given the choice to Retweet or Quote, which lets you add a comment to what you are Retweeting. There are other new features as well. Watch our hands-on video to see the new Twitter app in action.

What's new in Twitter 4.1

  • Quote Tweet Support
  • Happening Now for trending stories
  • Higher resolution photos (not confirmed)
  • Multiple Account support
  • Support for lists

Happening Now is a new section on Twitter for Windows 10 which displays trending tweets. What's also cool about this section is that you might see multiple columns depending on the width of your app window.

If you use Twitter for work or manage multiple accounts, it is now possible to use all those accounts in one app. Just go to the Me section, tap the people icon, and tap or click Add Account. Once you've added an account, you can switch by tapping or clicking the username under the people icon.

Twitter 4.1 isn't available for Windows 10 Mobile users yet, but you can get a glimpse of how it'll look by simply making the app window on the PC or tablet very narrow. I'm glad that this app is moving along nicely on Windows 10 and I can't wait to have this on my phone as well. How do you feel about the update? Let us know in the comments!

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Mark Guim

Mark Guim is Video Editor at Windows Central. He switched to Windows because the MacBook Pro isn't Pro enough. You can follow him on Twitter at @markguim.