Twitter’s new reply-limiting feature is already changing how we talk on the platform

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by Alex Castro / The Verge

Twitter is testing a new feature that lets users decide who can
reply to their tweets, the company announced
on Wednesday
, and some accounts are already using it in some
interesting new ways.

Previously, anybody could reply to anybody on Twitter (as long
as their profile wasn’t private or blocked). But now, if you’re
part of the test, you can decide if you want to allow replies from
everyone, only people you follow, or only people you tag — which,
if you don’t tag anyone, means that no one can reply at all.
Deciding who can reply to which tweet on a tweet-by-tweet basis
could change how some people use the social media platform in
significant ways.

Interviews on Twitter, for example, could be much more
streamlined, and NBC’s Twitter…

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Twitter’s new reply-limiting feature is already changing how
we talk on the platform