Popular microblogging platform Twitter has launched a new feature for its web version. It is named ‘soft block’. In this feature, users can remove followers from their following list without blocking them. Earlier this feature was only available on the mobile version of Twitter’s app. However this feature differs from blocking a user entirely, which requires hiding the activity from the block user.
Soft blocks will be done in this feature, they will not be notified about this change. However, the user who has been soft-blocked can come back, meaning that he can follow you again. Soft block feature is already launched it is available for some users. If a user has not yet received this feature, then it will be available in a few days. To check out the feature, a user can log on to the Twitter web version and visit the Twitter Followers section.
How to remove a follower using soft block on twitter?
- Open Twitter Web Version via Desktop or Laptop
- Sign in to your respective Twitter account
- After account is opened go to profile
- In Profile section, go to Followers which are displayed below Joining Date
- Once the list of followers is open, go to the three dots section next to the name of the follower to be removed
- Select “Remove this follower” from the drop-down menu that opens
- follower will be removed
- However, a follower that has been removed will still have the option to come back
- If a user wants to remove someone permanently, he/she must select “Block” from the drop-down menu
Recently Twitter Support (the official account for updates related to Twitter) posted an update regarding the improvement in the video quality on the platform. The tweet said that the quality of the video has been changed to make the video look less pixelated. After this users will be able to watch better quality videos on Twitter.
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