Twitter’s New Limited Opt-in Lets Any Followers Send A User Direct Messages

Twitter’s New Limited Opt-in Lets Any Followers Send A User Direct Messages

You know what’s really annoying about Twitter? When super famous celebrities send you direct messages because you follow them, but then you can’t send one back saying yes, let’s be best friends, because they don’t follow you (the nerve!). But now Twitter will let you open the flood gates and release The Kraken, if you will, by letting any followers send DMs — but only on a limited amount of accounts, it seems. [More]

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Not That You’d Regret Anything, But Unlike Email, You Can Unsend Twitter Direct Messages

It’s late, you’ve just gotten out of a vigorous, cocktail-fueled round of validation with your friends (“There’s nothing wrong with you, he’s just immature!”) and you’re feeling communicative. A few bleep blop taps of the phone later and you’ve just sent a direct message on Twitter to that guy you were sorta seeing saying things you instantly regret. All is not lost, however. [More]