Twitter is one of the top websites that are frequently being targeting by scammers. There are always running Bitcoin scams that try to disguise as a popular figure to scam people. Those scammers reply to the trending and popular tweets with their faulty information to scam out other users and take advantage of the engagement on the tweets.
Apart from scammers, there are trollers who just want to troll people with anything. Anyone can reply to your tweet. Twitter is constantly criticized for these over the years and now finally Twitter brought a new feature to fight this. With this feature, you can choose who can reply to your Tweet. You can set it to people you follow, mentioned people, or everyone. So, let’s check it out.
How to Choose Who Can Reply to Your Tweet?
It is simple to choose who can reply to your tweets. When you write a type, you get a new option below it where you can set these parameters. This option appears on the Twitter web, Android app, iOS app and almost anywhere you can access Twitter.
This option is set to everyone by default mean anyone can reply to your tweet. But you can change it to people you follow, in that case, only those people can reply to your tweet whom you follow. Lastly, you can set it to only people you mention. In that case, no one can reply to your tweet except the people you mention in the tweet.
This way, you can choose who can reply to your tweets. Do note that you can choose this option prior to the tweet. Once the tweet is published, you can not change it.
This new option to choose who can reply to your tweet is a nice addition that gives you some control over the replies on your tweet. It is still not a full-proof solution to fight scammers and trollers on the platform. But this is a nice start that can grow into a more prominent solution to secure the platform.