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The goal of having a conversation only with the people who are mentioned
It will be able to be published without the fear of people filling the posts with hateful comments or rudeness, even avoiding spoilers.
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Twitter is developing and testing a new feature so that choose who can answer your tweets with the aim of having a conversation only with the people who are mentioned.
With the new option when writing the tweet, you can mention the people you want to talk to in that thread, with a new permission section and choose that only the people mentioned can answer it.
Testing, testing …
A new way to have a convo with exactly who you want. We’re starting with a small% globally, so keep your 👀 out to see it in action. pic.twitter.com/pV53mvjAVT
– Twitter (@Twitter) May 20, 2020
In this way, anyone can see the tweet and the conversation and like it, but only the mentioned people will be able to answer.
For example, Jason Schreier of Bloomberg News published a test tweet with a text that in a usual scenario already It would have earned him hundreds or thousands of hate comments.
Time to try out this new Twitter feature ……. Shadow of the Colossus is a boring video game
– Jason Schreier (@jasonschreier) May 20, 2020
“Time to try this new Twitter feature … Shadow of the Colossus is a boring video game,” reads the tweet in which comments are disabled.
Twitter developers believe the new tool will allow content creators and publishers from different disciplines to promote their work. without fear of people filling posts with hateful comments or rudeness, even avoiding spoilers.
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