Operating systems are regularly updated to ensure device stability and security. In addition, they introduce new features that encourage users to update their devices. However, the age of some products puts the update of the operating system in check, its end of cycle occurs and new updates are no longer received. This causes some apps to stop working. As is the case with Twitter that has released its new version requiring iOS 14 or higher which leaves no other possibility than say goodbye to compatibility with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can update to iOS 13.6.1: Bye-bye Twitter!
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus they stopped receiving updates with iOS 13. The end of life cycle at the operating system level came with the arrival of iOS 14, which could no longer be installed on these devices. Many applications advance at the functional level and set demanding requirements such as having the latest versions of iOS installed, such as iOS 15. However, the most popular applications are not so strict with the criteria because there are still many users with old devices or who do not want to update to the latest versions for different reasons.
According to Twitter, iOS users use in a 63% iOS 15. They also give another piece of information: 93% of users use iOS 14 or later. This means that 7% use some version of iOS 13 or lower. However, Twitter has decided to stop supporting iOS 13, making it a requirement to have iOS 14 or later installed.
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This has been reported by some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who have seen many of the functions of the Twitter app have stopped working. Remember that these devices stayed on iOS 13.6.1 and will not be updated to any later version. Therefore: it is a definitive goodbye to Twitter for these devices.