If you’re an avid user of Twitter on mobile, then you’ll notice that the microblogging service has changed how it displays links in its iOS and Android apps. URLs are out, replaced instead by a card-like format that displays stories much like Facebook does.
The new format makes things less complicated for end users. Not only is the URL gone — just click on the card to open the link — but the new display allows Twitter to show more information about a link to users before they open it.
That does impinge on your timeline — bigger cards means you see less information on your screens — but it certainly looks a lot slicker and is more informative to boot.
Beyond users, this is good news for…
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