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Twitter now allows U.S. users to hide replies to their tweets

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Twitter is finally rolling out a major new feature it teased earlier this year.

The microblogging platform announced Thursday that U.S. users will now be able to hide replies to their tweets. Twitter previously tested the feature in Canada. 

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If a user doesn’t want a reply to appear under their tweet, all they have to do is choose "Hide reply" from the drop-down menu on the upper right hand side of the reply. 

Knowing there is likely a good reason (i.e. harassment) for hiding a reply, Twitter will also ask the user if they’d like to block the account. Read more...

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