Twitter had been testing threaded answers for some time before releasing the feature to all users in February this year. However, the company is now reverting to the classic conversation method as users considered the new threaded conversation confusing and difficult to use.
Instead of showing a simple list of all replies to a tweet, a threaded conversation brings up the tweets connected by multiple lines to indicate the order they were posted. The feature was first introduced in the experimental twttr beta app and then added to the regular app a few months later.
However, as first noticed by The Verge, the company decided to revert the Twitter conversations to the old arrangement after getting feedback from users. Users should no longer see the threaded replies on Twitter from today.
In a tweet shared by the official Twitter Support account, the social network claimed that users didn’t like having threaded conversations on Twitter as many of them argued that threads were “hard to read and join.”