Some of the Android and iOS Twitter app users have seen a new option coming app which is about ‘mute’ accounts. This feature would enable you to hide the tweets from Twitter account without disabling the Direct Messages and notifications if you have been tagged. But this option was present from a while in the dashboard apps for Twitter like Tweetdeck and Tweetbot. Tweetdeck was bought by Twitter in 2011.
When to expect this feature?
The Next Web reports that this feature will be available in the Twitter App in the doing update. It is believed that Twitter is testing Mute account feature.
Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo has already revealed a new feature name “Whisper Mode” in an interview with Bloomberg which would allow you to make your public conversation only to a selected number of followers. This feature has not been described in detail yet.
A Twitter user named @missambear has also posted a screenshot showing the mute account feature.
Is muting someone a new twitter app feature? pic.twitter.com/YjIdDqm7H7
— Amber (@missambear) May 1, 2014