Twitter iPhone App Push Notification For Messages And Mentions Added

Twitter has announced an updated version of their iPhone app that, among other things, brings push notification for @mentions and direct messages. The new version 3.2 of the iOS app is now available for download at the App Store.The official changelog for the app reads,

iPhone:

  • Improved display of shortened URLs
  • Correctly load reserved Twitter.com paths, such as http://twitter.com/newtwitter
  • Fix connection error caused by a device clock being set incorrectly
  • Additional retina graphics
  • Enable geotagging in your account with one tap

iPad:

  • Inline media
  • Manage saved searches
  • UI improvements

If you do not own an iPhone, you can instead choose to receive these push notifications via SMS. With the Twitter app for Blackberry already having this feature enabled, the company has said that Android and Windows Phone 7 users will be getting this functionality on their platforms very soon.