Election: Here’s How You Can Stay Informed On Twitter During Elections

Microblogging website Twitter is all set to keep you updated with the election related news. Twitter is taking steps to make sure that people have conversations that remain healthy, open and safe.
Search Prompts

Twitter has introduced a feature of search prompts in partnership with the Election Commission of India and State Election Commissions. The feature makes it easy to find credible and authoritative information about the candidate lists, voting dates, polling booths, EVMs voter registration, among other election-related topics.

In order to get the latest updates from the prompts you can follow the below mentioned steps:
On App:

-Click on the Explore tab
-Type and enter an election-related keyword or query into the Search option on the top
-A prompt on ‘Get the latest updates’ will appear – click on it to access real-time, credible updates on important topics
On desktop
-Go to Home
-Type and enter an election-related keyword or query into the Search option on the top right
-A prompt on ‘Get the latest updates’ will appear – click on it to access real-time, credible updates on important topics

This feature prompts users to think before they tweet or retweet articles which they have read and not read. If you haven’t already read the article, the service might ask if you’d like to open it first.

-On selecting the Retweet option from a Tweet with a link, Twitter will check whether or not the article has been clicked.

-When you see the prompt, you’ll always have the option to go ahead and Retweet
How to Hide Replies to Tweets

Twitter lets you choose the replies to your Tweets you want visible and hide the ones you don’t want to be noticed. People can see and engage with hidden replies by tapping the grey icon that will appear on the Tweets.

Here’s how it works:
-From a reply to one of your Tweets, click on the list down icon
-Select hide reply and confirm.
-To view your hidden replies, click or tap the hidden reply icon which will be available in the bottom-right of your original Tweet.

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