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Birdie for Twitter review: Lets iOS users add & customise news sources

You can build your list of favourites, and it gives you personalised trends.

, ET Bureau|
Dec 15, 2018, 11.00 PM IST
Birdie for Twitter
Birdie for Twitter
Free, for iOS

Twitter is a great source for news but there are a couple of issues with the native apps.

Birdie for Twitter is an iOS-only Twitter client (developed by Mailr Tech) that lets you add/customise your own news sources.

You can quickly skim through headlines or dive in for a detailed read. But it’s also great when you want to browse tweets. For instance, rather than use complicated algorithms, it just shows your top tweets first.

Birdie for Twitter

Tweets that you have read won’t show up again; you can concentrate on what’s new.

You can build your list of favourites and it gives you personalised trends (it shows you what’s trending among people you follow and interact with).

You don’t need to sign in with your Twitter password.

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Just authorise Birdie through the existing Twitter app on your iPhone.

Birdie never gets access to your password and you can revoke the access anytime.

With Birdie, you can kill two birds with one stone.

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