Twitter for Windows Phone updated with new features,Download it now for free

Twitter today updated its Windows Phone app, adding a slew of new features. You can download the new version now directly from the Windows Phone Store.
As first noted by WMPoweruser, this is a major release, as the version has been bumped to 3.0. The first thing you’ll notice is probably the option to choose between a light and a dark theme.
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As for actual features, the update brings support for custom notifications, meaning you can be notified when your favorite accounts send out a tweet. You can also pin keyword searches to your home screen as well as have “interesting tweets” highlighted there.
Last but certainly not least, the app has gained a better search experience with surfacing of user profiles just like on the Web and in other mobile apps. Twitter for Windows Phone can now also give you suggestions based on your previous searches.
The full Twitter version 3.0 for Windows Phone changelog is as follows:
  • Select your favorite Twitter accounts and receive notifications when they Tweet.
  • Customize your Twitter backdrop with either a dark or light theme.
  • Pin keyword searches to your home screen for quick access to Tweets on a topic.
  • Easily surface great content with improvements to Search and Discover.
  • Set your language preference in settings and get tweets translated in your timeline. Now with support for 13 additional languages!
  • New Twitter lockscreen experience highlights interesting tweets on your home screen.