Twitter is expanding its DM search feature that will help you find the exact conversations you are looking for, which can be achieved by using proper names or keywords. Twitter announced the feature in a tweet, stating; “We know you’ve been waiting for the option to search your DMs…Now you can use the search bar in your inbox to find specific messages using keywords and names.”
We know you’ve been waiting for the option to search your DMs…
Now you can use the search bar in your inbox to find specific messages using keywords and names. pic.twitter.com/A41G8Y45QI
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) March 23, 2022
Twitter’s DM search feature
As shown in the GIF, Twitter’s updated DM search feature filter your queries into four parts:
- All – Which displays all the results for your query, including username and key term matches
- People – Highlights relevant usernames based on your search
- Groups – Shows group chats that use your search item.
- Messages – Displays any keyword matches with a specific DMs
The feature has been hugely delayed as it was expected to come out last year. Up until now, the DM searches were only limited will username searches but it has now expanded to specific searches that will help the users to easily search for specific mentions or keywords. This will make Twitter DMs more helpful and resourceful in many different ways.
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