The ability to limit notification from people you don't follow or who don't follow you feels incredibly kind. I haven't checked those boxes yet, but knowing they're there is a comfort.
Functionally, it says let's introduce ourselves before we go full tilt into conversation.
@Jessifer those options were community-driven too; we have a whole suite of feature issues related to allowing control over your interaction.
@Triplefox It's something folks have been complaining about re: Twitter's blue checkmark -- that robust control of notifications is only available to a very small set of privileged users.
I like seeing something different at work here from the start.
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