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You, Too, Can Now Get the New Twitter Design

Twitter has a new look and it's no longer just for celebrities and new users.
Twitter Redesign

The Twitter redesign, first unveiled earlier this month, is now available to anybody who wants it.

Initially, only new users and a few celebrities were able to get the new desktop profile, which features more emphasis on photos, the ability to pin tweets to the top of your feed, and tweets that get larger the more users interact with them.


On Tuesday, the company announced that the redesign was no longer reserved for Zac Efron, TODAY Show anchors and Twitter noobs: Anyone can switch over by simply clicking “Get it now.”

Afterward, you will gain the ability to do some new things like sort your timeline by photos, videos, favorites, retweets and more.

Once you make the switch, there is not a lot you have to do except pick a header photo. It’s large (1,500 pixels by 500 pixels) so you are going to need a high-resolution picture of something that you don’t mind making a first impression. (Pro tip: A giant selfie is always a bad idea).

That is pretty much it. Add that photo, and voila, your Twitter profile now looks like your Facebook profile.