Twitter to Begin Testing a New ‘Hide Replies’ Feature Next Week in Canada

Social networking website online Twitter has introduced that it is going to in the end start checking out its new “Hide Replies” function subsequent week in Canada.

According to a new weblog submit from the corporate, the function — which is beginning subsequent week in Canada as a restricted trial with a international rollout anticipated someday subsequent month — will permit you to choose any replies to your tweets and use the brand new icon from the dropdown menu to cover those you deem as distracting, inappropriate, offensive, or just misplaced in the dialogue.

To cover a answer, the unique tweeter merely wishes to faucet the down arrow at the undesirable answer after which choose “Hide Reply” from the choices. It will then disappear from the dialog for any person else viewing it.

But, Twitter additionally mentioned that “any person all over the world will probably be ready to see and interact with hidden replies by way of tapping the gray icon that can seem.”

“We need to be transparent and clear when anyone has made the verdict to cover a answer and will probably be taking a look at how this option offers extra regulate to authors whilst no longer compromising the transparency and openness this is central to what makes Twitter so tough,” mentioned Twitter in the weblog submit titled “Giving you extra regulate over your conversations.”

Twitter says that by way of beginning the function in a unmarried nation, it’ll have sufficient comments to know the way the brand new function must paintings in different nations. The corporate will tweak the function in accordance with the comments it receives from customers.