Twitter says it's broadening campaign to fight hate speech and abuse

February 7, 2017

The company said Tuesday that it has begun identifying people who have been banned for abusive behavior and will stop them from creating new accounts. It is also creating a 'safe search' feature that removes tweets with potentially sensitive content and tweets from blocked and muted accounts from search results. The tweets will still exist on Twitter if people look for them, but won't appear in general search results.

Read more at: http://www.newsday.com/business/technology/twitter-says-it-s-broadening-campaign-to-fight-hate-speech-and-abuse-1.13074533


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