Twitter rolling out ability to mute accounts in official apps

Rejoice! Twitter now has a mute button! Well, it's more so a mute option, to be hidden under the profile settings gear in web client as well as the official Twitter apps for Android and iOS, but there's a mute option coming to Twitter regardless. Merely select that option for the user that's getting to be too much for you and they'll be silenced out of your existence. It's that simple.

The mute option will hide any postings to Twitter from that muted individual, be they in your timeline or that user mentioning you. They'll still see your Tweets, and will be able to favorite, reply, and retweet them — you just won't see them anymore. And they won't know that you've muted them. And, of course, you can unmute them should you think it time to do so.

Unlike some third-party Twitter apps which offer more comprehensive muting options, Twitter's newly-rolled-out mute feature only lets you toggle on-and-off muting for individual users. There's no timed muting officially from Twitter, nor is there any muting from a keyword or client.

Thanks to Twitter's size, the mute feature won't be available immediately to all users, but it is in the process of rolling out. With Twitter now supporting the muting of users, who are you going to be muting?

Source: Twitter

 
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Nuder? ... "to be hidden nuder the profile settings" ;)

Freudian slip.

iowabeakster says:

It should be "more nude", duh.

//grammar policed

"Well, it's more so a mute option, to be hidden more nude the profile settings gear in web client as well as the official Twitter apps for Android and iOS, but there's a mute option coming to Twitter regardless."

See, doesn't that make more sense?

Google10 says:

It's a miracle!

Zachary715 says:

Don't we call that button, "Unfollow"?

sohailgagai says:

It's a much needed option when it will be available

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BB_Bmore says:

ZOMG!!! ANDROID CENTRAL NUDERED TWITTER!!!!!

YOU ANIMAL! .

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rkcmd says:

What is that phone?

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cajuncartfan says:

Moto X

smogg9 says:

maybe they update their windows phone app within 5 years after iOS and android get the update ....

a) Twitter's web site and official apps catch up to the state of the art as of three years ago.

b) I assume you'll be muting me now. Whatevs, I muted you all long ago.

People use the official Twitter app?

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