Design wise it's basically the Twitter mobile/web app but into multiple columns. Definitely feels weird but there's a bunch of cool things in there.
Full disclosure, I've been given access legit, but I know how to override feature flags so I'm not waiting on the rollout to force my way in.
Seems like a bunch of new column types are there too. Activity doesn't seem to be there anymore however (for now?)
You can switch between top/latest tweet order on a per-column basis
I know people feel strongly about the Activity column... as someone who feels like a 3 digits following count is too much... I dont miss that mess of a column 😆
Each column can be a different size. I liked the global setting but I guess this can be useful
A feature I'm legit excited for and I'm surprised Twitter actually went for: Decks, basically spaces but for TweetDeck.
Really missing the "User" column tho..
Adding accounts doesn't seem to be available yet. No doubt this will be added at a later date given how central to TweetDeck it is/was over the years.
Replies are still inline, and have the full Twitter composer available. You have no idea how much I wanted this on the old TweetDeck (and how i didnt want to do it myself lol)
Since this is actually multiple Twitter UIs in a trenchcoat, you can easily add stuff to threads like you can everywhere else. Good stuff
Columns can be:- Renamed (!!!)- Duplicated (!!!!!!!)- Have manual refresh (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)- List columns can be turned into a search columns.
Apart from a few UI stuff that feel weird, and that I'll complain about through means of feedback, there's A LOT of genuinely good stuff in my opinion.
Also, like I said, since it's basically Twitter Web but with columns it has all the good things from it:- gifs- emoji picker- threads- polls- "new" scheduling- quote tweets + images- etc etc
Haven't seed any ads/"X liked Y" though, thank god.
D'OH and notifications merging. Which is the number 1 thing I genuinely missed every single day and that I couldn't shoehorn inside TweetDeck myself 😝
I can tell it's still early in the Preview cycle because the UI does not have any way to switch back to the old TweetDeck yet, despite the invitation modal stating so. Good thing I am using a separate Firefox profile for this 😅
fuck i forgot this crossposted to mastodon.
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!