The next time someone you follow tweets a single image, you won’t see it cropped on Twitter’s iOS and Android app. Instead, the service will display the entire image on your timeline, allowing you to see it in its original aspect ratio.
It’s a minor but significant change in the way Twitter has historically done things. Before the business starts , it cropped all non-16: 9 frames to maintain consistency in the timeline. The previous system sparked controversy last year when some people discovered that the algorithm created by Twitter to automatically crop images was .
The grow test was one of two trials launched by Twitter in March. The other gave some users the option to download images in 4K quality. The company has started rolling out this change for everyone in the . Between the two adjustments, the image experience on Twitter has changed dramatically over the past month.
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