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Twitter allows users in US, Japan hide replies to tweets


Twitter has rolled out a test for its users in the US and Japan where they can now hide hurtful or irrelevant replies to their tweets and fuel more positive conversations.

People mostly hide replies that they think are irrelevant, abusive or unintelligible.

"With this test, we want to understand how conversations on Twitter changes if the person who starts a conversation can hide replies," Twitter said in a blog post on Thursday.

The micro-blogging platform has been under scrutiny to do more to fight abuse and harassment on its platform.

To hide a reply, users in the US and ...


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