Reject Without Being Missed? Twitter enables new feature to stifle unwanted comments
Social media has played a major role within the last century with the development of brands and marketing techniques right from your mobile phone or laptop. Perhaps this contributed to the new twitter roll-out involving a "mute" button for users.
This new feature will essentially enable you to hide all aspects of a person that you follow on the social networking site. one might ask, why not simply unfollow a person if their tweets are unfavorable to you? The new feature hopes to prevent users from having to disconcert someone by publicly unfollowing them.
Twitter will be testing the waters with the new feature on Iphone and Droid users. The apps associated with these products will feature the "mute" button before it is rolled out to all users in the weeks to come.
"Muted" users will still be able to comment on all of your personal facets of twitter, but you can elect not to to view any of this activity.
Some users are not thrilled about the novel feature, even though the premise has already been put into action on Facebook in its' previous updates. A few Twitter users pose a logical question. Why not just unfollow any individuals that you think are producing loathsome tweets? Could this simply be a way to make it easier for dishonesty to run rampant in our society? Wouldn't it be more favorable to address the issue with your follower and consequently halt any offensive activity that may be engulfing you? It all dwindles down to your personal Perception.
Regardless, once the new feature is put into action, it will be as simple as clicking next to your username on the app to make the change. You can also configure your personal settings through the "gear" tab to make this alteration.
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