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Twitter reveals potential threaded conversation redesign and online status indicator

While Twitter already has problems like online harassment and accounts that spread mis-information to deal with. The company also seems to be looking for ways to make the social network more enticing and easier to follow for new users. One of the latest examples is potential improvements to how conversations are displayed. As well displaying who’s online. These features are still in testing. However,they aren’t finalized with a planned rollout date.

Twitter’s own director of product management, Sara Haider, posted a couple images on the social network, highlighting how the changes might look. They are threaded replies, which are intended to make it easier follow a conversation and see who says what. The current look of the design clearly resembles comment threads on Facebook and other websites.

The online status feature would be intended to show followers if a user is currently online, and in turn make it easier to communicate with them. The green dots inform you of who’s online

 

The threaded replies, are intended to make it easier follow a conversation and see who says what. The current look of the design clearly resembles comment threads on Facebook and other websites.

There’s certainly a potential for these changes, namely the threaded replies, to make Twitter easier to read and follow.

Source: Slashgear

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