Twitter is the most famous and used Micro-blogging site, and of course, it does not make it a proper blogging site. Twitter helps you to express your thoughts in limited characters which are 280 characters. So you have to be precise and short. The micro-blogging site has an enormous user base, and if you are also one of its users, you might want to know about What is the difference between Twitter mute vs Twitter unfollowing.
This article is a guide for you for the same.
What is Twitter mute and unfollow?
So, mute in Twitter is a feature that stops all the Tweets from appearing from your Twitter timeline. So if you started to see Tweets of some accounts that you don’t like, then you can simply mute that account. With this option, you can mute any account and after that, you won’t see any tweets from that account on your timeline. Now that you know what mute is in Twitter, it is the right time to mute accounts you don’t want to see on your timeline, just follow these steps-
- Just open the account of the person you want to mute, and hit the three-dot menu on the top right.
- Over there you will see a mute button, hit that and you are good to go.
Alternatively, you can hit the three-dot menu on the person’s tweet and then press the mute option to mute the person.
Muting any account does not remove you from the follower’s list of that person, so it is a great option if you want to ignore someone’s tweets without letting them know.
On the other hand, if you were following an account on Twitter and that account is no longer relevant to you or you do not like the tweets of that account and you also do not want to show the world that you follow that person. Unfollowing is the way to go for you. If you want to unfollow someone on Twitter then simply follow these steps:
- Open Twitter, and go to the person’s profile
- On the top right side, just below the account cover photo, you will be able to see a “Following” button, it shows that you currently follow the account.
- Press the following button and the account will be unfollowed by you.
And that is the difference between Twitter mute vs Twitter unfollow. We have a similar article that guides you about the Facebook Messenger mute and ignore option, which you can check out by clicking here.
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