Twitter adds more safety tools, says will curb abusive accounts

Twitter adds more safety tools, says will curb abusive accounts

PanARMENIAN.Net - Twitter is adding more tools to curb abuse on its service as part of its ongoing effort to protect users from hate and harassment, The Associated Press reports.

It is the second time in three weeks the company has released new ways to root out abusive content. It's a sign Twitter is getting more serious about the issue; it's faced criticism for not doing more in the decade since its founding.

Twitter said Wednesday, March 1 that it's working to identify accounts engaging in abusive behavior even if no one has reported them. Previously, abuse had to be reported for Twitter to do anything.

Twitter will place restrictions on accounts that repeatedly engage in abusive behavior. For example, tweets from such accounts will be visible only to followers or other users who deliberately search them out.

 Top stories
Krisp’s smart noise suppression tech silences ambient sounds and isolates your voice for calls.
The Yesayan brothers had earlier offered AMD 22,1 billion for the shares they do not control.
"The company plans to implement all necessary measures for disinfection and containment promptly," Samsung said.
Sony is preparing to replace the PS4 console, releasing its PlayStation 5 the same holiday season with Xbox Series X.
Partner news