Twitter seems to be having fun with the concept of progressive web apps (PWA). The company just pushed out an update to its PWA site and app for Windows 10 that changes the layout dramatically.
The refreshed design pushes the home, explore, notifications and direct messages tabs to the left-hand side instead of being on top. On the right-side Twitter has expanded “Who to follow” and “Trending now” with more graphics and making it a bit more eye-catching to boost engagement. There’s also your most recent uploaded media and images. That leaves the center area for the chosen view of home, explore, notifications and direct messages.
To get the app layout update, the user does not have to do anything on their end. There is no app update in the Microsoft Store as instead the changes are pushed from the Twitter website directly. At the very most, you may need to close and re-open Twitter for Windows 10 on your PC. If you don’t see the update right away it likely a regional issue as the changes propagate through the Twitter webservers.
So far, the Twitter release info page has not detailed any other changes, but we’ll update this article if more information becomes available. Let us know in comments what you think of the new design!