Twitter Launches Update to Add Photo Filters
Last week, Facebook took Instagram preview support away from Twitter, and Twitter obviously was pretty prepared for that. Today you can download an update for Twitter that gives you a list of Instagram-like options with which to tweet till your heart’s content. Yay?
“What’s New in Version 5.2
Create beautiful photos right within Twitter, with filters powered by Aviary.
- Apply one of eight different filters to instantly add a new look and feel to your photos
- Choose a filter by comparing all your options in a convenient grid view or by swiping through each version
- Make your photos pop with balanced light and colors by tapping the auto-enhance wand
- Crop and scale to frame the action the way you want
We’ve also added many other improvements and fixes to this update.”
It’s not that I don’t get it. I do. I understand why they did this, but at the same time I’m irritated. I don’t need everything I touch that has the ability to accept photos to have a way to add digital filters. I just don’t. Will I use this update? Probably. Will it make me happy? No.