The official Twitter for BlackBerry app has received a small update today to version

Users should expect to see a notification for an update at some point today.

This new update has a handful of new features that are pretty nifty. Check out what you can do in there now.

  • View animated GIFS in Tweets
  • View embedded videos in Tweets
  • Mute functionality -Ability to stop displaying Tweets from selected users
  • Emoji icons in Tweet composer
  • New look for Tweet composer
  • View web content in the application directly or in the browser (optional through Settings)

Once you get the update, drop us a comment and let us know what you think. If you don’t have Twitter for BlackBerry and would like to give these new features a spin, check it out for free in BlackBerry World.