Twitter looks uglier now because it just removed your profile wallpaper

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You may have noticed recently that your Twitter profile has been looking a little more minimalist than usual. That’s because Twitter removed wallpaper images from its web users’ timelines, notifications pages, and profile pages on Monday.

In the place of whatever design theme you originally used (I had Prince, crying) there is now a uniform grey color:

Twitter confirmed to Mashable that logged-in users will still see background images on tweet pages, list pages, and collections pages. Wallpaper still appears on individual tweets, like so:

As TechCrunch points out, this design shift is potentially an effort to make ads on the site more visually appealing. By nixing homepage wallpaper, Twitter has essentially…

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