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Raven: Xbox One Gets Better Twitter Support with New Third-Party CIient

The Twitter app offers promises easier handling of the social network than the official Xbox Twitter app.


The console's official app is notorious for having limited capabilities and is a far cry from the Twitter experience users have come to expect. The app doesn't allow sending tweets or viewing your timeline, something Raven for Twitter includes.

Thanks to its UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app design, Raven for Twitter runs also on Windows 10 desktop, Windows 10 Mobile, and on the HoloLens.

The full list of features is described on the app's page:

  • Automated learning user, search, hashtag, and list that you browsed.
  • UWP apps and responsive UI for Windows 10.
  • Voice operation, corresponding to Cortana.
  • Automatically update the timeline when you are using other app.
  • In-App-Browser which supports loading in the background.
  • Support Multi-column only when large screen.
  • Split UI for posting more easily.
  • Scroll to bottom and top with one touch.
  • Select words to search in the web.
  • Share information with other App.
  • Collective Notification.
  • Synchronize your setting across windows 10 devices.
  • Special flick UI in command bar for mobile. flick up to use a secondary function.

A significant improvement

Raven for Twitter is a significant improvement compared to the 's official Twitter app. It offers a more natural experience of the popular social network with viewing and sending tweets, checking your timeline, browsing other users and so on.

The official app is conceived as more of an application to watch live video streaming, lacking basic features. As a result, it received lots of negative reviews, as evidenced by its low rating on the Store.

While Raven might not be the perfect Twitter app, it's still a much better alternative as it acts like a traditional Twitter client. Users constantly checking the social network will surely find the latest app addition most welcome.

Sead Fadilpasic
Sead Fadilpasichttp://journalancer.com/
Sead is a former Al Jazeera journalist who shares his passion for technology on various tech media outlets. Formerly a heavy gamer (semi-professional Warcraft 3 gosu), he now enjoys reviewing software and churning out words about the latest tech-news. He holds a college degree in Journalism and likes to annoy his neighbors by playing one of his three electric and two acoustic guitars.

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