By James Pero For Dailymail.com
Published: 16:58 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 16:59 GMT, 3 February 2020
Twitter has taken a major step in trying to fix its nightmarish method of threading conversations.
In a change introduced to users of Twitter's iOS app last week, the distinction between original tweets and replies are now more clearly delineated using a mixture of indentation and vertical and horizontal lines.
'We’ve given conversations a makeover on iOS. When people you follow are in a conversation, you’ll see their replies in a new way in your Home timeline,' said Twitter's support team in a tweet.
'This new layout makes it easier to see who's replying to who so you can join in on relevant conversations.'
Reply threads are only displayed if they involve users you know to avoid flooding timelines with strangers, according to the platform.
The new design now treats a tweet and its subsequent replies as a kind of tree or as The Verge describes it 'a thread of connected notes' and is perhaps the biggest design change focused on