Twitter announced that it is soon going to turn off threaded replies to the tweet. In a tweet, Twitter said that based on user feedback threaded replies made it harder for people to read conversations and will soon bring new ways to follow up the conversations in the future.
- Twitter releases New verification policies and will return early next year
Your feedback shapes Twitter.— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) December 3, 2020
We asked and you let us know this reply layout wasn’t it, as it was harder to read and join conversations. So we’ve turned off this format to work on other ways to improve conversations on Twitter. https://t.co/pA4Yd0QfyW
Back in August Twitter’s director of product management, tweeted a couple of screenshots showing off changes the platform is considering to make things more “conversational.”
Later twitter announces a new app called twttr to test threaded replies. Twitter said it will continue testing new features in twttr to gather feedback before releasing major changes globally.
- Twitter started rolling out new Quote Tweet counter
We appreciate the feedback you gave us through this run of our prototype app twttr. For now we’re turning it off so we can work on new tests to improve the conversation experience on Twitter.— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) December 3, 2020
If you’re using twttr, switch to the main Twitter app to keep up with what’s happening. https://t.co/xq4emx9HeH