Last year in October, Twitter stated that the company is looking for new opportunities through which users can limit audiences to tweet on their posts.
Twitter Head Says
Recommendation: Twitter Opt-Out Audience Insights Option From Twitter Analytics
Reply Restricting Settings
It allows anyone to reply.
In this setting, no tweet replies will be allowed.
It allows only those people who user follow or mention
It enables one to reply to only those people who are mentioned in the tweet.
This new feature is set to roll out late this year. The company will launch this feature to some users in the first phase as it becomes very difficult. Moreover, Twitter is planning to open a live chat feature via tweet.
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