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Twitter announces new measures to tackle abuse and harassment - The Guardian

Twitter announced on Tuesday that it was expanding efforts to protect its users from abuse and harassment, including stopping banned users from creating new accounts and a new “safe search” feature. In July, Twitter banned the conservative provocateur ...and more »

Twitter says it's cracking down on abuse (again) - USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — Fairly or not, Twitter is known the Internet over as the place the trolls are. Stung by criticism that Twitter has allowed harassment and abuse to spread unchecked and under growing pressure from Wall Street to deliver growth, CEO Jack ...and more »

Twitter rolls out new anti-abuse tools - BBC News

Twitter has announced more changes intended to limit the amount of abuse on the network. It comes in the wake of heavy criticism about harassment on its platform and a failure to find a buyer after months of rumours about takeovers. It has announced ...and more »

Twitter tries new measures in crackdown on harassment - CNNMoney

The social media company announced a new set of features Tuesday to combat hateful and abusive content. The changes include preventing serial abusers from creating new accounts, a new "safe search" function and blocking potentially abusive and ...and more »

Twitter Is Cracking Down on Trolls and Offensive Tweets With These New Tools - Adweek

Twitter is rolling out a number of safety updates which the company says will help protect users from online trolls and abusive content. Today, the social platform announced it will take a three-pronged approach to combating abusive and sensitive ...and more »

Twitter Says It's Trying Three Things to Combat Trolls - MIT Technology Review

Trolls have flourished on Twitter, and on Tuesday the social network outlined changes it is making to fight harassment perpetuated by some of its users. The changes include preventing those who have been banned from getting back on the site, and ...and more »

Twitter takes new steps to curb abuse, hate speech - CBS News

Twitter has broadened its campaign against hate speech and abuse. The company said Tuesday that it has begun identifying people who have been banned for abusive behavior and it will stop them from creating new accounts. In July, the company banned ...and more »

Twitter Safety Update: Safe Search, Hiding Abusive Tweets And More - Tech Times

Twitter is ramping up its efforts to crack down on abusive tweets and has now announced a new update designed to make Twitter safer. As online abuse is becoming increasingly prevalent in the internet era, Twitter has been taking steps to counter it.and more »

Here's How Twitter Is Trying to Stop Bullying and Abuse on Its Service - Fortune

It might become more difficult for bad actors to hurl abusive comments at random people on Twitter. Twitter said Tuesday that it made three new changes to its social messaging service that would presumably help its users avoid miscreants who clog their ...and more »

Twitter Tackles Trolls With Three New Anti-Harassment Features - BuzzFeed News

In November, Twitter introduced a trio of features intended to combat abuse, hate speech, and trolling — a mute filter, muted conversation threads, and new user report infrastructure. Today, the company unveiled three more, making good on its public ...and more »