Along with Facebook, Twitter is one of the world's most popular social networks. With hundreds of millions users daily, for many, the network is their source for the latest or trending news. While Twitter has previously cracked down on third-party apps, there are a number of Twitter apps that surpass even the official app. Here are a few Twitter apps for Android for the best tweeting experience.
Carbon for Twitter
A fully established Twitter app with a uniquely designed dark theme, Carbon for Twitter offers a ton of features. Along with a do not disturb setting that disables alerts from the app for a while, it also comes with support for videos, images and gifs. It also offers support for multiple accounts, and for easy browsing or access, it allows you to swipe through a variety of categories such as mentions, tweets, trending. The app is available for free.
Fenix for Twitter
Fenix is an exceptional Twitter client especially if you are a fan of Material Design. With solid features, the app comes in material design and offers various themes options to choose from. It also has the basic Twitter features such as support for multiple accounts, real-time updates which can be seen every time you launch the app. You have the option of swiping through categories, mute conversations as well as users and a lot more. The app is a bit pricey, purchasable for US$5.69, but has a refundable time limit.
Hootsuite is an app that can be used to track updates on multiple social media platforms simultaneously. This app is a central hub where you can access all your Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other various account updates. It may be a bit confusing at first but once you get a hang of it, its a breeze to use. You can send out updates to multiple social networks at the same time, receive Twitter and Facebook alerts when anyone mentions you among many more useful features. The app is available for free, with added functions such as analytics featured in the pro version.
Plume for Twitter has been around for a while and is also among the first great Android Twitter apps to be developed. With consistent updates over the years, the app is complemented with a good looking user interface based on Material Design. Additional features include Facebook integration, multi-account support, for shorter URLs it comes with support for bit.ly, customization options and more. The pro version works pretty similar to the free version with the exclusion of ads.
Talon for Twitter
Talon for Twitter gained its popularity when it became among the first apps that fully embraced the Material Design concept. Since then, it has remained one of the best Twitter apps available for Android. It features a stunning user interface, dual account support, night settings, a native Vine and YouTube player and even support for Android Wear. There is currently no free version of this app, but with its incredible features, it is definitely worth it.
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