@plsburydoughboy This was the last straw for me. The UI isn't the issue, though it's also dumb -- too many taps to do anything. Making handles take up no characters is fine. But the way they did it broke dot-replies, inline QT threading, reply-QTs, and reply directivity*, plus self-reply visibility is now ambiguous. Probably more I'm forgetting.
*convention, goes like this:
@[replying-to] replytext w/ @[mention] in it if need be, and @[watchers] & earlier @[participants] at end
@plsburydoughboy They either broke entirely or dramatically altered all of those. It's fucking garbage. It's being redesigned as a broadcast platform for bluechecks, and for normals to yell at bluechecks. Conversations are dead.
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