Twitter has introduced a new feature that allows users to choose who can reply to a tweet even after it's been sent.
Users can now select who can reply to their live tweets—people specifically tagged in the tweet, the user's followers, or any Twitter member.
Anyone can still view, retweet, retweet with Comment, and 'like' posts, and see who is invited to reply.
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Twitter updated its reply control feature to allow users to decide who can reply to their tweets even after they're sent
The company described the reply control settings as transforming Twitter threads into 'conversations' that would enable users to 'feel safer Tweeting and have more meaningful conversations.'
The San Francisco-based media giant debuted the feature Tuesday, but has been experimenting with it at least since May 2020.
To change the list of respondents, users can select from a drop-down menu that also enables them to mute conversations and delete tweets altogether.
Twitter began allowing all users to control who could reply to tweets back in August 2020, but respondents had to be tagged before a post was published and could not be edited later.
Members can choose among allowing just people mentioned in the story to respond, followers or all Twitter users. The feature would turn threads into 'conversations' that let users 'feel safer Tweeting and have more meaningful conversations,' according to the company
Now users can retroactively tighten the reins on who responds, if they find they're being harassed or inundated with irrelevant replies.
'Your Tweets = Your space,' Twitter Safety tweeted Tuesday afternoon in announcing the rollout. 'Now you can change who can reply to you even after you Tweet.'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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