If you’re tired of the same old reply guys filling up your mentions, you might soon have a better way to deal with them.
Twitter will soon test a new feature that lets users choose to “hide replies” to specific tweets, the company announced. The feature, which was first spotted earlier this year, will be available to Canadian Twitter users next week, according to the company, though all of Twitter will be able to experience the effects of the feature.
With the change, users can opt to “hide” any given reply to one of their tweets. Hiding it doesn’t block the user, or make the tweet disappear into oblivion, but it makes it a lot less visible, obscuring it behind an extra page. Anyone who views the original tweet will need to tap a small icon in the right-hand corner of the tweet in order to bring up replies that have been hidden. Read more…
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