Twitter rolls out new 'unmention' safety feature sitewide
Twitter rolled out a new safety featured across the platform this week that will allow people to "unmention," or remove themselves from toxic conversations.
Pitched as a way to "protect your peace," it gives users an option to get away from a toxic conversation.
The new feature was tested for select users on desktops starting in April but was rolled out sitewide on Monday. A user just needs to click the three dots of the tweet that they want to "unmention" themselves from, then click, "Leave this conversation."
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