Twitter for photographers: social network will no longer spoil JPEG image quality

Twitter has changed the image upload process so photos in JPEG format won't work.

lose quality when published.

What is known

On his account, Twitter engineer NolanO'Brien wrote about the latest changes and attached a photo as an example. Previously, when uploading pictures, images were transcoded, which caused poorer quality. Images will now be saved as JPEG encoding. Thumbnails and previews will still be compressed, and information about the location and time of shooting will be deleted.

For now, this only works with the desktop version of Twitter, but in the future the update will come to smartphones. The developers also plan to change other images and formats.

“Other image categories (such as avatars) will receive the same improvement in the new year.” — Nolan O'Brien