Focusing specifically on conversations and to cut harassment for many, Twitter announced that it will soon give users four options to allow them to decide who can participate in their conversations or threads on its platform.
Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, Twitter’s director of product management, Suzanne Xie, said that Twitter is adding a new setting for “conversation participants" right on the compose screen. It has four options: “Global, Group, Panel, and Statement," The Verge reported.
The first option will be 'Global' where anyone can post replies to your tweet.
In the second option called 'Group', you can limit replies to people you follow and mention (Group).
The third option called 'Panel' will be only for people included in the conversation, and no one at all 'Statement' as the fourth option, announced Twitter's director of product management, Suzanne Xie, at the CES 2020 on Wednesday..
It means Twitter users will not need to take your account private to avoid bullies.
Another feature, as reported by The Verge, that might come out soon is a specific conversation view, including threading. The goal is to put all of a conversation “on one screen." The screen has lines meant to easily lead you through replies and also call out specific authors.
Xie says that the conversation interface that was initially trialed in the “little t" public prototype beta app will come to the main Twitter app in the coming months.
According to The Verge, Xie also added that Twitter is "in the process of doing research on the feature" and that "the mockups are going to be part of an experiment we're going to run" in the first quarter.
The feature will be launched globally in the later part of the year.