You can now use the search bar in your Twitter DMs to find specific messages using keywords and names, the popular microblogging platform has announced. “Now you can search for really important things in your DMs,” the company notes.

Twitter has changed the search options so that you can now filter your queries into four groups:

  1. All – duh
  2. People – shows users
  3. Groups – Shows group chats that have your search term in them.
  4. Messages – This shows any keywords that were used in specific DMs.

Previously, you could only use the search bar to look for the names of people or group chats, but now you can search for a conversation you had with a tweep.

No one knows why it took Twitter so long to roll out the feature, but it’s an upgrade that will be well appreciated. People use Twitter DM as a kind of instant messaging platform, which is one of the reasons why searching for messages is such an important feature on the platform. Now that it’s available, it’s possible that some people will find it more convenient to use the official Twitter app.

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