Twitter is testing a mute function to silence annoying people you can't unfollow

By Shawn Knight ยท 6 replies
May 2, 2014
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  1. It's a common occurrence in the social networking realm - you follow / friend a relative, co-worker or someone you just met at a bar but soon after, you're regretting the decision. Perhaps they ramble too much or don't share...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Cool. That's great. I can't wait to try it out... Wait, hold on, I may not be able to check it out because I don't follow anyone, in fact all I use a twitter account for is to sign into other things quickly and painlessly.
  3. I can "not follow" entire Twitter. It's simple, I never visit their website. Why on Earth would I care about "muting" something that I don't follow at all ? This is akin to worrying about muting TV commercials for those who don't watch TV anymore.

    A solution for first world problems ...
  4. highlander84

    highlander84 TS Booster Posts: 108   +30

    I do not use twitter, but If your my best friend and I for some reason I don't like bad!! Grow a pair and tell people the truth and stop with this touchy feely BS! wow how immature are people(kids?) now days.
    Raoul Duke likes this.
  5. Got to love all the people who come onto social media posts talking about how they don't use social media.

  6. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,075   +428

    Would be more useful if it would hide your tweets from other people specifically.
  7. Aaah! The freedom of not using Twitter or Facebook! Life is so less complicated!!

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