You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now

Amrita Khalid
Contributing Writer
You can finally hide replies to your tweets -- at least for now

You can now hide all those obnoxious trolls and reply guys on Twitter. The social media platform today announced a test of its controversial "hide replies" feature in the US and Japan. Rather than deleting offensive or unwanted replies forever, the new option lets users individually hide them. Users will be able to hide replies on both the app and desktop versions of the site. Last summer, Twitter ran a test of the same feature in Canada .