Twitter for Android now supports multiple lists you can swipe between
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Twitter is updating its Android app this week to support up to five lists as alternative timelines in the main home section of the app. You can use these lists to quickly swipe between different groups of accounts that you’ve organized into a Twitter list. It’s a far more convenient way to access lists which were previously buried inside the menu system.
This new lists support was added to Twitter for iOS six months ago, so it’s taken a surprising amount of time to arrive on Android. Twitter lists are ideal for accounts you might not want to follow on the service, or just as a way to curate a list of popular accounts for particular topics. TweetDeck, the column-based interface for Twitter, has prioritized lists for years, and now both…