Breaking Twitter news....

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  1. Nemo

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    http://techcrunch.com/2013/12/12/tw...teract-with-tweets-is-to-prevent-retaliation/

    Twitter Reverts Changes To Blocking Functionality After Strong Negative User Feedback


    Update: Twitter has reverted the changes to blocking functionality that it made earlier today. After the changes, an outpouring of negative user feedback appeared on Twitter, blogs and other services. We hear Twitter executives began hashing this one out in internal discussions almost immediately after negative sentiment started to rise and Reuters reported that an emergency meeting was held to discuss the changes.

    Twitter obviously made these changes for a reason, and both statements given to us by Twitter and things that we’ve heard indicate that there were many requests made to eliminate the ‘blocked’ notice. Specific accounts of reprisals in response to a blocked person being notified of being blocked spurred this change.

    But at this point it appears that at least some re-thinking of the feature is in order, and Twitter appears to be choosing to roll these changes back for now until it can come up with a system that works for the majority of users.

    Either way, Twitter deserves some credit for responding quickly and decisively to revert what was obviously a very unpopular change.
     
  2. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    English, please. :coffee:
     
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  4. Nemo

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    You seeing me when I block you to see me blocking you blocking me from seeing me has been reversed.
    :coffee:
     
  5. newcastlefan

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    it was a silly and naive change to begin with: if you suspected you were blocked you just made another account and compared the two. if the mult could follow the person who blocked your main account you could still stalk them with the mult.
     
  6. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    I need remedial twitter education.

    I'm just beginning to grasp hashtags.

    This is PhD level stuff.
     
  7. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984... Gold

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    "What did he say Robin?"
     
  8. HorsetoothBeth

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    So when I call Beth a cunt, can she see it? That's all I need to know.
     
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    :lol: score
     
  10. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    I read it 5 times. What I grasp is that people were pissed off that people they blocked were seeing they were blocked. And the blocked people were pissed off they were blocked.

    Now, whether that was before the changes, the change they made, or how it is now again because they undid the change they did is anyone's guess. :suicide:
     
  11. Box of Rox

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    [​IMG]Huh?
     
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    Honestly, i have no idea what the fuck is going on.
     
  13. Bye You!

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    Me neither.

    We need Nemo to guide us.
     
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    pretend like I'm a 5 year old and explain that to me again?
     
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    Fuck twitter. Never twitted never will
     
  18. Nemo

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    how do you feel about smartphones and DVRs, grandpa?
    :lol:
     
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    I still think so. I called her a cunt a while back and she saw it even though she blocked me. I know this because she retweeted it trying to gain sympathy from her dumb followers. It was fun fighting with them.
     
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    :backlol: absolutely perfect!

    That dude is the gift that keeps on giving.