Elon Musk has he will remove the blocking feature from accounts on X, formerly as Twitter. Mr Musk, who is the owner of X, said users would no longer able to block comments from unwanted followers. Under the new policy, X users will be unable to individual accounts from them, following them or seeing their posts. However, people will still be able to direct messages. Musk on Friday: "Block is going to be as a 'feature,' except for DMs." He added that allowed to block other people's comments "makes no sense". The change would be the latest in Musk's overhaul of his platform. Others the name and logo change and layoffs of employees.
Many X users up in arms over Mr Musk's latest proposal. They believe the block function essential to keep people safe and to hateful content and harassment from in their feeds. Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of the crypto-currency company Binance, said Musk should his efforts on making X safer and easier to . He said: "X should really the bots and spam problems before removing blocks." Another critic said the lack of a blocking feature could bullying more common. He said it could the free speech of users who are the targets of bullies and predators. Another observer said people, "need a mechanism to abusive users".