Even though there are some sources that claim Twitter has removed the DM feature, they have not. On the contrary, Twitter claims that they have made some changes to enhance the app's interface, making it more user-friendly. You can still access it by:
If you are using Twitter regularly, you have probably read some buzzing news about the DM feature not being available anymore. Supposedly, it has been removed, as some sources claim.
On the other hand, other sources claim it has just been relocated from its original place (the bottom navigation bar).
Of course, this brought a lot of confusion among users, and now, everyone checks to see if the DM option is still there.
Check this article to learn where to find the DM feature in 2023, what has changed, and how to access it.
Quick Note: The DM feature is still available on iOS and Android devices and Twitter’s web version.
The bottom line, Twitter’s DM feature is not removed and is still accessible. We checked this, and still, Twitter users find their DMs and create new ones by following these steps;
The rest you already know, and nothing has changed concerning creating a new message. In the address box, you can enter the name/s or username/s of the people you want to send the message to, and it can include up to 50 people.
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According to Twitter, here are some basic rules that are still valid when it comes to the DM option.
We hope this article helped you understand that Twitter hasn't removed the DM button option, as it is still visible and functional on iOS and Android devices.
You can check that now and see that you can access it by tapping on the envelope icon in the bottom right corner of the Twitter app and then tapping again on the ‘Message’ envelope icon to create one.
You cannot send a direct message to someone on Twitter because that person probably doesn’t follow you. Also, you might have set the option not to receive DMs from anyone.
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