Something to Tweet About

Twitter has unveiled updates to its service that include an additional header photo for your profile, a la Facebook, swipable photo streams in-app on popular topics, and enhanced story personalisation. Android users can now get closer to photos with added zoom functionality.

The Twitterati can download a new version of the Twitter iPad app with expandable tweets to let users view photos, videos and web page summaries in the timeline for the first time.

Users can also follow interactions more closely and access news stories and people that are popular within their network.You can now also swipe through your photo stream and view images in fullscreen.

Twitter knows better than anyone – your fans are the media – so lets see what its 140m users,  who post 340m tweets per day, figures confirmed on the Today Show when the app updates were announced, make of the changes.