engine - 3:18 pm on May 13, 2009 (gmt 0) Why would Twitter block one of the ways we use it to find new contacts?
Twitter Makes Small Update to @ Replies [blog.twitter.com]
Based on usage patterns and feedback, we've learned most people want to see when someone they follow replies to another person they follow—it's a good way to stay in the loop. However, receiving one-sided fragments via replies sent to folks you don't follow in your timeline is undesirable. Today's update removes this undesirable and confusing option.
Why would Twitter block one of the ways we use it to find new contacts?