Twitter users will be able to control which comments are visible in the conversations they start. Twitter began to discuss and test this feature in early 2019, but starting from July 15, it will be available to users of Canada.
As you can see in the GIF below, now that you are viewing the answers to your tweets, you can select any of them and click on “hide reply”. Note that this feature does not remove the responses from Twitter completely – it simply hides them, but each user can click on the gray icon to view the hidden answers.
Experts say that the current implementation has its disadvantages, for example, this feature provides the ability to hide the critical points of view of other users. But the company claims that they still think about how to improve this function.
“By testing in one country we want to get feedback and better understand how this tool can improve before it’s available globally.”
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