Twitter Needs to Fix Its DM Search

Thankfully, the company knows it

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As a freelance journalist, I rely a lot on Twitter direct messages. I use them to interview sources, chat with acquaintances, network, and gossip. And my DM habits are nothing compared with some journalists I know, who essentially lean on the product as an addendum to email and Slack. Twitter DMs, for a lot of white-collar media workers, are a…