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Twitter Users Can Now Save Tweets For Later Consumption, Reply, Or Stalking

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It might seem odd to hear that there was no way to save Tweets on Twitter in a private manner, but this is actually the case. As such, users had to memorize who said what and when if they wanted to reply to them beyond a nanosecond of seeing the post if they didn’t want to hit the Favorite button. Now, the platform is releasing Bookmarks, which allows users to save Tweets with more privacy.

As TechCrunch notes, saving Tweets often comes with more nuance than what Twitter has been able to provide before this announcement. The Favorite button is in the shape of a heart, which tends to convey the wrong message if the user who wants to save that Tweet doesn’t necessarily agree with what was posted.

What users have been asking for is the ability to save posts without seemingly adding their voice of approval, which could skew the conversation in favor of the poster. With Bookmarks, this can finally be the case.

By saving Tweets privately, users are able to go back to that post to read it in the right context instead of giving in to the urge of reactionary replies. Even if the post is about something that the user vehemently disagrees with, it’s still worth actually trying to understand what is being said.

In the grand scheme of the social media system that is available right now, Bookmarks isn’t really that big of a change, Recode reports. It likely won’t help Twitter grow its user base all that much nor will it bring in more revenue.

However, there is something to be said about making things more convenient on the platform, which makes it better. At the very least, this new feature could help in helping the platform retain the users that it already has.

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