Twitter to allow people to hide replies to their tweets soon
Twitter is a platform where people can interact with each other; they can share their thoughts, publicly do conversations and much more. So people demand privacy. The concern of Twitter is to make this platform free of abuse and spam. These things distract people from talking publicly. So Twitter is planning to give an option of hiding replies to their tweets. This feature will surely make the platform less toxic and people will feel free to talk. It will allow people to make trolls invisible on their tweets. Twitter is also concerned about the abusive content that disturbs people. A similar innovation was used to follow spam, platform manipulation, and other rules violation. It helped Twitter to report abusive tweets to its team for review. By this, a lot of accounts were suspended by Twitter. Twitter also appreciates sharing the specifics while reporting. It will help Twitter to take actions properly.
How will it work?
Twitter is all about tweets. You can reply on a tweet, like it and retweet it. As everyone has freedom of speech so some people misuse it. They make the lives of other people difficult. So basically Twitter will give control to every user. In a case when they will feel that any reply to their tweet is not sensible or can hurt someone’s feelings then they can simply hide it. It will keep users in control and help them explore the site in a positive way.
Impact of this feature
This feature will give control to the user. Facebook and Instagram give a lot of control to their users by giving them the power of dealing with the comments on their posts and deleting them. Users will definitely like this feature as it gives an impact of giving control to the user. This feature will have a positive impact. Users will not hesitate in posting anything and sharing their thoughts. As they will know that they can hide all the negativity.
Twitter is updating its rules in the coming week that are simpler and easy to understand.