The blue bird’s social network has stopped the option to add an accurate geographic tag to tweets, taking into account that there is not enough demand for the feature.
Through a tweet, the company’s support account said it was removing the feature “to simplify the tweeting experience.” However, you’ll still be able to tag the precise location of your photos. When Twitter originally announced geolabeling support in 2009, it had great ambitions and expectations for the feature.
At the time, they believed that people could start looking for tweets based on location, allowing them to keep up with a local event like a concert, but the reality was different.
It seems that people found it much more convenient to organize around hashtags and trending topics. Meanwhile, keeping a feature around that almost no one wants to present a privacy risk if people accidentally use it.
Although Twitter already has enough time to start removing the useless features, it still doesn’t add an edit button, even though many have been asking for it.