Twitter has announced a new feature that will allow users to delete followers instead of blocking them. In a tweet, the social media giant says it is making it “easier” for users to become the “curator” of their followers list. The ‘Remove This Follower’ feature is currently being tested on the web version, and details regarding the wider rollout are yet to be shared. Twitter explains how to remove a follower, go to your profile and click “followers,” then click the three-dot icon, and select “remove this follower.” Meanwhile, the company is also testing a new timeline design with edge-to-edge photos and videos.
Currently, users cannot remove followers and rely only on blocking them. Specially, Facebookowned instagram This option has been providing on the platform for a long time. Coming to the new timeline design, Twitter iOS is testing the feature with the client. There haven’t been any significant changes to how the platform looks on smartphones, but it is likely to get a positive response nonetheless. As the name suggests, the edge-to-edge design extends photos and videos to the edge of the screen instead of displaying them in a small box – just like media files appear on Instagram. The new design could also allay concerns over Twitter’s image cropping tool that was in the news for all the wrong reasons. Twitter’s image cropping algorithm has shown a bias towards white faces, which the company indirectly confirmed earlier this year. The company had announced its plan to tackle the problem by eliminating photo cropping.
Now Tested on iOS: Edge to Edge Tweets that increase the width of the timeline so your photos, GIFs and videos have more room to shine. pic.twitter.com/luAHoPjjlY
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) September 7, 2021
twitter is alleged plan To give users more control over their follower lists and to add a number of features to who can see their posts and likes. One of the most notable features in the works includes the option to archive old tweets so that users can protect their online identity and reputation. It is considering several timing options, including hiding posts after 30, 60 and 90 days or hiding tweets after a full year.