Twitter makes “soft blocking” an official feature with “remove this follower” button

Have you ever wanted to make someone unfollow you, but didn’t care enough to block them? Typically the best way to do so was by blocking and unblocking someone. Now you no longer need to do that, as Twitter has added a button to remove a follower from your account with ease. Simply navigate to an account that follows you that you want to remove, and click the “remove this follower” button in their profile settings.
rolling out to everyone on the web today
— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) October 11, 2021

The feature (via The Verge) was first tested last month on web and is now rolling out to everyone. So far, it appears that the feature isn’t available on mobile, though I imagine that it will roll out in the future. This feature is great for creating space between you and another person, especially if you don’t want to block them completely.
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Written By: Adam Conway

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