Twitter tests massive profile redesign that focuses on photos

In its continued quest to make its product more accessible to the masses, Twitter has begun testing a comprehensive visual redesign of its profile pages. The new profile pages, as reported by Mashable, feature a big profile picture on the left flanked by a huge, 1500-pixel-wide cover photo with follower counts and tweet counts layered atop it. The tweet stream has been turned into a mosaic-view of tweets. The new profile highlights photo and video tweets, but notably removes any semblance of a chronological vertical “timeline” from the profile. In fact, the new profile looks more like Facebook or Google+, with its emphasis on large, vibrant content cards.

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