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Twitter testing 'subscribe to conversation' feature

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is testing a "subscibe to conversation" feature that would notify users a tweet is added to the conversation in order to keep up with it, without actually becoming a part of the thread.

The prototype feature, that comes as a bell icon above conversation threads was spotted by in the app's version.

"This is part of our work to make more conversational," the said on Friday.

Lately, has been exploring new ways of protecting its users from hate, abusive content and fake news.

"Because of this 'subscribe to conversation' feature, users would not need to like or comment in a thread to receive updates and this could add a bit of anonymity," Engadget reported.

Although, there was no indication yet if or when Twitter will deploy the change platform-wide

Earlier this week, the company launched its beta app "Twttr" that comes with special colour specifications for conversations. It has also been experimenting with profile preview feature and an "original tweeter" labels.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 11:04 IST
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