Twitter presents its photographic filters for smartphones

Some time ago we told you about the rumors that announced the arrival of photographic filters for Twitter. A fact that is also reflected in the apparent escape from Instagram social network of 140 characters to stop supporting their own photographs, preventing it from being embedded in the message itself. A withdrawal time, perhaps? Now all the rumors are confirmed, that is Twitter has announced officially the incorporation of photographic filters in applications for Android and iPhone.

To apply filters to an image you want to publish just need to follow a few simple steps. The first thing is to start composing a message

These filters come from the hand of an update for both platforms and through Aviary, the company responsible for developing this feature to Twitter. It is an added feature to the applications officials, so that they remain unchanged. Although not the only change that occurs in this update. The first thing you will discover just start the application, after updating, a new home screen before entering your user data. Here already warned the new direction of this social network, more focused on the image, to the visual. Read also
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To apply filters to an image you want to publish just need to follow a few simple steps. The first thing is to start composing a message. You can write before or after performing the editing process of the image. Press the camera button to capture a new snapshot or select the gallery to choose one already stored. After that the fun begins. A point in favor of these filters is their ease at the time of applying. While you see the image on screen you have three icons on the bottom bar to move through the editing tools.

One button is used in applying corrections automatically. Second button is ‘Filters’, which shows a grid with eight more original photo filters to choose what you see fit. For now it is a small and very basic selection, finding the classic black and white, vintage, warm, cold, vignette, cinematic, happy and rough. Finally, the third option you found in this edition is the process of framing. Here you can choose between the original picture format or the classic square as Instagram.

After that is just press the Finish to return to the compose message screen. Here you finish writing, and mention other to finish post. Obviously, Twitter uses its own possibilities for displaying images embedded in messages. This allows convenient viewing from both a smartphone, and from the web version just click on the message to display it.

In short, an update awaited which gives a good boost to this network needed to encourage users to continue using their official application. The filters are already available on the Android version 3.6, and in 5.2 for iPhone. As always, the application can be downloaded for free from their respective app markets: Google Play and App Store.


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