Twitter continues to explore new options for their network and experiencing the coming few weeks ago was the ability to send direct messages to people who do not follow each other. It seems that Twitter makers are not convinced at all to incorporate this functionality and so far have disabled it.
This functionality was active from late October for some users. Twitter seemed wanted to get close to instant messaging style like Whatsapp, Line, and the similar. We do not know if it is that the tests have not been satisfactory or that it is simply a step backwards to return stronger and bring an improved version of the functionality but combat applications such as Whatsapp that are already so seated among the users is not a task nothing simple. Continue reading “Twitter could eliminate the ability to send private messages to any user”