You Can Now Make Your Twitter Profile Look More Like Facebook Timeline

Twitter is now allowing users to add a header photo to their profiles. It's a new feature that seems to draw inspiration from the large banner photo you get with Facebook Timeline.

Twitter has long leaned on Instagram to be its photo muscle, but now that Facebook owns the old filter factory, Twitter has to step up its game. Twitter's mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android have been updated to support the header photo. Here's how to add yours right now:

The iPhone and Android versions now include a photo stream that lets you swipe through another person's photos. Twitter for iPad now has in-line expansion for photos and videos.

The updates give Twitter a similar feel to other third-party clients you know and love. It's perhaps not surprising that Twitter is competing directly with those developers left out in the cold by recent API policy changes. [Twitter]