Twitter reportedly testing an official ‘soft block’ feature. Twitter’s social media platform is out to protect its user’s privacy and to prevent abuse on the platform. To achieve this aim, Twitter has come up with a new feature that will enable users to push off any unwanted followers by blocking them officially.
Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms on the Internet with millions of active users daily. As a way of improving its services and user’s privacy hence Twitter reportedly testing an official ‘soft block’ feature.
Twitter reportedly testing an official ‘soft block’ feature
The Twitter platform has numerous features that make it exciting for its users to continue on the platform. On Twitter, you can express your thought on your timeline, and it’s known as a tweet. Also, you can comment or even retweet another user tweet and even quote another user tweet and many other features.
However, to move forward and to control its user’s privacy, then comes to this new feature “Soft block”. This new feature ‘Soft block’ offers a less stark alternative to clicking the ‘block’ button. Before now when a user blocks another user it was always publicized on the timeline the user blocked will screenshot the notification and get it published. So to avoid events the soft block feature is designed.
How to Use Twitter ‘Soft Block’ Feature
When you use the new feature soft block to block or remove followers it will not be known.
- Get to Twitter official website twitter.com
- You can do this by simply getting to the profile page of the unwanted follower
- Click “Followers” and then click on the three dots beside the follower’s name
- Select the ‘remove this follower’ option
This is very simple to do. The unwanted follower will not be alerted by Twitter of your action. Also, before, blocking will stop someone from seeing a user’s tweets and sending them direct messages. With the soft block, your tweets will no longer appear automatically in the removed follower’s timeline.