Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones

New in this release

The new features and enhancements in Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones version 4.1 include the following items:

Extended Profile screen

The Profile screen was revamped and features a swipeable header with support for Twitter's profile banner picture and bio information. Several separate sections have been added including action buttons, recent Tweets, Following, Followers, Favorites, List buttons and access to Find Friends.

Prepopulated sign up screen

If you have already entered your BlackBerry ID, the Twitter sign up screen will be prepopulated with your BlackBerry ID information, making the process quicker and easier.

Time line focus enhancements

You can highlight an entire tweet while scrolling through a list of tweets, and you can click on the tweet to view the details.

Push notification for interactions

You can turn on notifications for Retweets, Favorited items, and new Followers.

Known issues

This section lists known issues for Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones version 4.1.

Translation issues

No translation issues were reported in this version.

General issues

In some cases, the numbers indicating how many people you follow, how many tweets you have posted, and how many people subscribe to a list are not correct.

You might not be able to use the Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones app if your device is associated with a BlackBerry Enterprise Server version that is older than BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.

In some cases, depending on your wireless service plan, you're unable to view photos in your timeline.

In some cases, predictive text input might display incorrectly after you enter the @ sign.

If some cases, the Find Friends feature might not return a list of all of your friends who have Twitter accounts or might not send requests unless you log out and log back in.

In some cases, the text in Tweets might be cut off.

After you update your profile picture, there may instances where the picture thumbnail shown in the extended profile header may not update automatically. This is particularly true for medium to large image files and with 5.0, 6.0, or 7.0 devices. Selecting “Refresh” from the application menu should correct the problem and cause the profile image to update.

Fixed issues

This section lists fixed issues in Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones version 4.1.

General fixed issues

In some cases, when you change the location on the Trends screen, the trending topics do not change.

In some cases, if you have a theme installed on your BlackBerry smartphone, you are unable to scroll properly in the Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones app.

In some cases, your user name might appear as {0} if you have an empty list.

In some cases, your Favorites list might not refresh correctly after removing the Favorite status of a tweet.

In some cases, neighborhoods do not appear correctly when viewing a tweet location map.

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