Twitter Adds Hide Reply ” – To Try To Function, To Improve Online Conversation

Twitter Adds Hide Reply ” – to Try to function, To Improve Online conversation

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Twitter says it tested the “hide ” response” function, which for months in the United States, Canada, and Japan.

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Twitter is allowing users to make their own moderators. The company announced Thursday that it rolled out a new feature allows users to show or hide answers to your tweets.

“Everyone should feel safe and comfortable during the conversation on Twitter,” said Suzanne Xie, director of product management at Twitter, said in a blog post. “In order to make this possible, we need to change the way conversations work on our service.”

From now on, users of all types of unwanted tweets can hide from the slightly annoying to totally offensive.

These answers are not deleted. People of the thread can unlock the hidden message by clicking on a gray icon that appears in its place.

“We already see people trying to fix keep your conversations healthy through the use of block, mute and report, but these tools are not always the Problem,” a Twitter employee said at the beginning of this year, if the feature was in development. “Block and mute you only change the experience of the blocker, and report only works for content that violates our policies.”

Twitter said it tested the new feature in Canada and recently expanded to the USA and Japan.

The results of people showed that mainly the tool is used to hide irrelevant, off-topic or annoying tweets, according to Xie.

“if The option is a new way to make noise, to exclude,” she said, noting that 85% of the people that the answers are hiding on or off by the block or mute.

In Canada, 27% of people said hiding your Tweets, you would think, how they interact with others in the future. “Also, they thought it a helpful way was rich, in order to manage what they saw, similar to the damped keywords,” Xie said.

said, But other users, they were afraid to curate the advantages of the power of your feeds out of fear of retaliation.

Released on Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:20:00 +0000

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