Twitter is changing the way we get breaking news, as many smartphone owners prefer using the social network on the mobile device.
There is a plethora of Twitter apps designed and developed for Android Smartphone platform, however, not many of them can fulfill your expectations to let you use this Twitter microblogging site from your Droid. If you are among those avid Tweeple, you need an Android Twitter app to carry out precise search for Tweets and Tweeters in your niche, manage multiple Twitter account and integration with other social networking, microblogging and blogging sites. By keeping these points mind and some other basic requirements of frequent Tweeter, we have shortlisted following Twitter apps as the best to use on your Android Smartphone or Samsung Galaxy Tab.
Twitter is changing the way we get breaking news, as many smartphone owners prefer using the social network on the mobile device. There are a lot of Twitter apps for every mobile platform, and the Android Market is full of them. I regularly try new Twitter apps in the search for the perfect tweeter, and these are my picks for the top Twitter apps for the Android platform. These all work equally well on my smartphone and the Galaxy Tab with the larger screen.
Official Twitter Android App (FREE)
Follow your interests with instant updates from your friends, industry experts, favorite celebrities, and about what’s happening around the world. Get short bursts of timely information on the official Twitter app for your Android device.
Real-time search reveals breaking news, while trending topics and maps show what’s happening now around the world. View trends, browse your interests, and see suggested users in several categories, including fashion, entertainment, and travel, or search to find out what people are saying about topics you care about, such as politics or big sporting events.
TweetDeck has been our first chosen Twitter app and it caught our attention for its touchscreen dedicated design and an attractive interface. The app comprises multiple columns to help you see the information you are seeking. It alerts new information that you can notice at the first glance, in each column. It also features Facebook support to aid you in checking out Facebook updates without having you to leave the app.
- All in one place: Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, and Google Buzz
- All about you: Track replies, comments, likes and re-tweets in your “Me” column
- Foursquare fluent: Deep location integration with check-ins, venue details, and maps
- Control freak notifications: Customize the vibration, sound, and light for each column
- Effortless sign-in: Instantly access all of your identities with your TweetDeck account
- Speed dial: Locate your friends, favorite celebs, and news sources; pick them out for quick access
- Powerful compose: Control your messaging across services and content
- Live Geodata: See the tweets and check-ins all around you
Note, a Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, or Buzz account is require.
TweetCaster Pro ($ 4.99)
TweetCaster Pro for Android gives you ad-free access to all of the basic Twitter features you know and love, along with a number of new functions to help improve your experience. Post updates, send direct messages, and share photos, videos, and links with your friends and followers-all in 140 characters or less. A variety of themes and built-in services let you customize the app to suit your needs.
Upon logging in with your free Twitter account, you’ll be brought directly to a colorful, interactive version of your feed. Browse by swiping up or down, or jump straight to the latest updates with a single menu option. TweetCaster also provides filters, giving you other ways to view your feed. Unlike the free version of the app, TweetCaster Pro for Android is ad-free.
If you’re both a Twitter and Android user, it goes without saying that you need a Twitter client for your mobile device to keep your followers in the know when you’re on the go. UberSocial (formerly Twidroyd) stands out in a market full of mobile Twitter clients by serving up a richer tweeting experience, including instant access to media, more versatile controls, and lots of customizations.
Feel Right at Home
UberSocial brings your mobile device all of the Twitter functionality you expect and more. Now you can tweet without missing a beat. Access your full timeline, wherever you are. Just shake or pull to refresh with the latest tweets. View attached media, instantly. Easily post tweets, @replies, and mentions. Message other users directly. Search Twitter and sync your saved searches. View and follow other users. Create lists, organize followers, and manage your follow requests. Save and view favorite tweets. Browse trends.
Plume Andoid app is the second birth of the previously launched Twitter app. Because Twitter had objections with the name that sounds very much like Twitter official app, it was re-launched with a change on name. The app functions exceptionally well and makes tweeting as easy as breeze! The app comes with various home screen widgets and options. The app is free for download from Android Market, however, if you want riddance ads, you can go for free ad version for $3.33.