Twitter Rolls Out New Aviary Powered Photos Filters & Effects; Profiles; 2012 Year in Review

As reported this past weekend, Twitter just rolled out new photo filters and effects, powered by Aviary, letting its users with the ability to edit and refine photos, right from with in the Twitter. "The latest versions of Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android introduce a few new ways to enhance the images you […]

As reported this past weekend, Twitter just rolled out new photo filters and effects, powered by Aviary, letting its users with the ability to edit and refine photos, right from with in the Twitter.

"The latest versions of Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android introduce a few new ways to enhance the images you tweet," the company wrote.

Here is what's new:

  • Filters. Apply one of eight filters, ranging from black & white to vintage, to add a new look and feel to your photos.
  • Take a bird's-eye view. See how each filter would affect your photo in a single grid view, or swipe through looks to compare your options.
  • Frame the action. Crop and pinch to zoom in order to focus attention.
  • Auto-enhance. Make your photos pop with balanced light and colors by tapping the wand.

Twitter's new photo filters and effects on iOS and Android

Grab the latest update for Android and iOS apps here, and watch this video to see the new photo filters in action:

Twitter profiles that let users customized their profile page by uploading a header photo on twitter.com or on mobile apps on iPhone, iPad or Android, as on December 12, rolling out to all users: "you'll automatically get this new version of the profile on twitter.com," Twitter stated.

"If you don't upload a header photo by then, you (and everyone else) will only see a default grey image on your page."

Also, released today is the 2012 Year in Review on Twitter.com--"You can explore and discover all of the moments and people who made this year on Twitter unique at 2012.twitter.com," the company blogged.

and you'll have the same immersive experience on your mobile device.

"We've taken a look back at the Tweets of 2012 and use both data and editorial signals to showcase some of these moments and conversations around several themes that include: Golden Tweets; The pulse of the planet; Only on Twitter; Top trends; New voices."

Also, you can find out about your year on Twitter, by visiting here.