Twitter is letting all users limit replies to their tweets on iOS

By | August 6, 2020
Twitter is letting all users limit replies to their tweets on iOS

Twitter is letting all customers restrict replies to their tweets on iOS

An replace to Twitter’s iOS app lets all customers restrict who can reply to their tweets. Twitter has been experimenting with this function since Could, however now appears to be rolling out it extra extensively.

“In Could, we examined a brand new method to have a chat with precisely who you need, so you possibly can create and devour extra significant modifications,” says the replace textual content on the App Retailer. “Now, everybody can do that new function and select who can reply to their tweets.”

To make use of the function, customers merely faucet a field above the keyboard when composing a tweet that claims “Everybody can reply.” They will then select between three choices: everybody can reply to their tweet, solely individuals they observe can reply, and solely individuals they point out can reply. Selecting one choice doesn’t make that the default for future tweets.

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How the brand new function appears on the iOS Twitter app.
Picture: GadgetClock

The function has been one among Twitter’s extra attention-grabbing modifications in latest months, creating new memes and methods to speak on the platform. The function will be an effective way to keep away from harassment, but it surely can be used to restrict conversations in a method that feels counterintuitive to Twitter’s most elementary features.

It’s not clear if the function can be now accessible to customers of Twitter’s Android app, or if it’s accessible to all Twitter internet customers. We’ve reached out to the corporate to seek out out and can replace this story if we hear extra.

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