The brand-new update included the introduction of high-contrast colours to buttons and a custom-designed font, appropriately called Chirp.
On August 11, the update was introduced and the official Twitter account warned users that it “might feel weird at first” but would make the platform “more accessible, unique” and also clean up a lot of the “visual clutter.”
Notice anything different?
Today, we released a few changes to the way Twitter looks on the web and on your phone… https://t.co/FpDFtfy3X7
However, the feedback wasn’t exactly glowing from people who had difficulties reading on the app and complained that they were experiencing headaches and discomfort as a direct result of the new update.
is the new Twitter font harder to read for anyone else? Like I’m getting a bit of a headache lol is this just an ad… https://t.co/HibqvfpwYP