However, the Follow button is rather deceiving as it doesn’t let you follow the individual from your inbox, Instead, clicking on it simply launches their Twitter profile, where you can then decide if you’d like to follow him or her.
Focusing on follower details is a smart move for Twitter, but the update would be stronger if it allowed you to act directly from your inbox. Hopefully this functionality will be added in future iterations.
Jennifer Beese: Jennifer Beese has worked as a community manager and social media strategist. When she’s not writing, you can find her studying anatomy and physiology—she literally has a skeleton in her closet—or under the stars with her telescope.