5 Best Apps for Twitter

Twitter is not everyone’s cup of tea. It does have 330 million users. Still, it leaves many scratching their heads. So much is always happening that it’s tough to keep tabs on everything. What if you could use some third-party apps that make Twitter use easy. Different apps cater to Twitter differently. Some highlight tweets that might interest you while others help you schedule tweets. Here are the 5 best apps for Twitter.

5 Best Apps for Twitter

UberSocial for Twitter

UberSocial for Twitter has over 100,000 users. It has several handy features. In fact, the developers claim that the app “will make you feel like an octopus with 8 swiss army knives”. Facebook cross-posting is easy using the app. It also enables multiple social accounts management from one place. You can filter your feed by muting hashtags. You can further customise your feed by creating Inner Circles and favourite users list to prioritise tweets. The Conversation View makes it easy to stay on top of previous tweets and replies. LivePreviewTM lets you check links, videos and images without having to leave the app. UberSocial is one of the best apps for Twitter.


Videos and GIFs rule the internet. Millions of videos and GIFs are shared across different social media and messaging apps. But, it is often difficult to share videos and GIFs from one app to another. Tweet2gif makes it easy to download Twitter videos and GIFs. Simply select “Copy Link to Tweet” in the Twitter app, paste it in Tweet2gif and tap Download. Voila. Videos are downloaded in MP4 format while GIFs are in GIF format. Downloaded videos and GIFs can then be shared on any social media and messaging app. Tweet2gif is a minimal app that efficiently does its task.

Friendly Social Browser

Friendly Social Browser

What if one app could do the work of several? Friendly Social Browser is a must-have app that gives you access to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Reddit among others. You can access different social media accounts from this one app, unbelievable eh? And, the best part is that is fairly lightweight and preserves battery, storage and data. You also get more control of your news feed. Select ‘keywords’ you want to follow using the Keyword Filters feature. The app is privacy-focused and blocks social trackers and click trackers. It also offers PIN and fingerprint lock. Even messaging is easier as you can access different messengers within Friendly Social Browser. Friendly Social Browser is one of the best apps for Twitter.


Buffer App

Being a bystander on Twitter isn’t much fun. You have to be active and tweet often. It does get difficult to tweet regularly. Buffer comes to the rescue. It is a scheduling app that lets you schedule tweets/posts for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and other social media apps. Using this app is simple. Just add posts/photos, select social media accounts and set a time. The app even suggests the best times to tweet for maximum reach. The app then automatically posts at the scheduled time. Buffer also provides analytics on your posts. It suggests the best posting times as well. Buffer is one of the best apps for Twitter.



IFTTT (If This Then That) is a must-have app for various apps, let alone Twitter. It is an excellent app for serious and casual Twitter users. IFTTT connects different apps. It does all the heavy lifting by automating tasks. Thre are plenty of ‘recipes’ that automate and pool tasks together. Recipe examples - share YouTube videos on Twitter, share tweets on Facebook, etc. The app may seem intimidating at first but its user-friendly interface makes it easy to use. IFTTT is wisely utilised by millions around the world, you should try it too.

Jim has a bachelor in Philosophy of Science from the University of Leeds. When he is not writing tech articles he enjoys photography 📷 and traveling 🚂.