Twitter is adding a much-needed feature: muting. This will allow me — when I eventually get access to the slow-to-roll-out feature — to mute people when they are at a conference and I can’t take it any more.
The best use case is when someone I do want to listen to retweets someone I don’t want to hear from. Apparently, if I mute the loudmouth, those retweets won’t reach me. But I guess I will have to first follow the people I am trying to avoid to avoid them by muting?