Twitter for iPad got an all new app today. According to the update, there are new profiles with header photos, photo streams on profiles and events, along with other improvements, polishes and fixes.
This reflects corresponding changes to Twitter in general allowing users to do more with images. At the same time, Twitter has also announced that it will no longer support third-party image hosts like Twitpic or yfrog. Users will have to use Twitter's native photo service.
Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO, was on NBC Tuesday morning to announce the new layout and features. He reiterated that Twitter's new focus is "mobile first."
In a company blog post, Twitter stated: