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Twitter is once again cracking down on harassment with 3 new measures - Social Barrel (blog);

Twitter is once again cracking down on harassment with 3 new measures - Social Barrel (blog)

Social Barrel (blog)Twitter is once again cracking down on harassment with 3 new measuresSocial Barrel (blog)Twitter is tightening the noose against harassment and abuse on its platform. Not for the first time and most certainly not the last time, Twitter is again hitting hard on abuse. This move highlights the company's determination to see that everyone on ...and more »

Pokemon Go Launches Valentine's Event To Lure Loving Players - CIO Today;

Pokemon Go Launches Valentine's Event To Lure Loving Players - CIO Today

CIO TodayPokemon Go Launches Valentine's Event To Lure Loving PlayersCIO TodayE3 is opening up to the public this year, a bid to inject some excitement into the massive video-gaming trade show after some major game publishers pulled out from the show floor. In a teaser video posted online Wednesday, the Entertainment Software ...and more »

Twitter Targets Returning Trolls in Ongoing Fight Against Online Harassment - Wall Street Journal;

Twitter Targets Returning Trolls in Ongoing Fight Against Online Harassment - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalTwitter Targets Returning Trolls in Ongoing Fight Against Online HarassmentWall Street JournalTwitter is implementing new measures that aim to hide abusive tweets and keep banned Internet trolls from coming back to the service under new names. WSJ's Lee Hawkins explains. Photo: Getty Images. By. Nathan Olivarez-Giles. Nathan Olivarez-Giles.and more »

Here's everything you can do right now to filter out Twitter abuse - Chicago Tribune;

Here's everything you can do right now to filter out Twitter abuse - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneHere's everything you can do right now to filter out Twitter abuseChicago TribuneTwitter says it is taking more steps to clamp down on hate speech and abuse on its social networking service. (Richard Drew / AP). Abby OhlheiserThe Washington Post. Twitter is almost 11 years old, and for the first decade of its existence, it ...and more »

Twitter safe search will now automatically hide 'sensitive' content on Android - Digital Trends;

Twitter safe search will now automatically hide 'sensitive' content on Android - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsTwitter safe search will now automatically hide 'sensitive' content on AndroidDigital TrendsTwitter is taking steps to hide potentially offensive content from your search results, but feel free to opt out if you're into that kind of thing. Having landed on desktop earlier this month, safe search is now available on Twitter for Android. The ...and more »

Twitter Fights Back Against Cyber Abuse - Chronicle Day

Twitter Fights Back Against Cyber AbuseChronicle DayThe social networking giant is looking to increase its attempts to prevent abusive tweets and make the site a more secure environment for all its users. After announcing their plans to put a stop to online abuse a few weeks ago, Twitter officials have ...and more »

Twitter will start cracking down on trolls and abusive tweets - Scroll.in;

Twitter will start cracking down on trolls and abusive tweets - Scroll.in

Scroll.inTwitter will start cracking down on trolls and abusive tweetsScroll.inThe firm's engineering vice-president said the micro-blogging site would not tolerate abuse and harassment. Scroll Staff. Published Feb 08, 2017. Twitter will start cracking down on trolls and abusive tweets AFP. Twitter has announced several measures ...and more »

Twitter introduces 'safe search' and other measures to fight abuse - PR Daily (registration);

Twitter introduces 'safe search' and other measures to fight abuse - PR Daily (registration)

PR Daily (registration)Twitter introduces 'safe search' and other measures to fight abusePR Daily (registration)On Tuesday, Twitter announced through its corporate blog that it is introducing new tools to help it combat the scourge of negativity that some say have kept the platform from being acquired. The announcement includes measures to cease the creation of ...and more »

Abusive tweets being silenced by new Twitter rules - ITBusiness.ca;

Abusive tweets being silenced by new Twitter rules - ITBusiness.ca

ITBusiness.caAbusive tweets being silenced by new Twitter rulesITBusiness.caThree months after finally making a few tangible moves to curb an online abuse problem nearly as iconic as its bluebird logo, Twitter Inc. is pushing its efforts a step further. The company announced Tuesday that moving forward, its staff will be ...and more »

Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Silence Trolls - TechNewsWorld;

Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Silence Trolls - TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldTwitter Steps Up Efforts to Silence TrollsTechNewsWorldTwitter also pledged to persist in its anti-abuse endeavors, saying it would keep rolling out product changes, some more visible than others, and updating users on its progress every step of the way. Twitter "is more vulnerable than other social media ...and more »

Twitter is cracking down on harassment again with 'low-quality replies' - Memeburn;

Twitter is cracking down on harassment again with 'low-quality replies' - Memeburn

MemeburnTwitter is cracking down on harassment again with 'low-quality replies'MemeburnTwitter never seems to get it right when it comes to online safety on its platform. The site has fought many a battle against users worried they aren't doing enough to combat hate speech and harassment. After implementing a few changes in November, the ...and more »

Twitter Enhances Its Security to Safeguard it's Users - PCQuest;

Twitter Enhances Its Security to Safeguard it's Users - PCQuest

PCQuestTwitter Enhances Its Security to Safeguard it's UsersPCQuestTwitter stands for freedom of expression and people being able to see all sides of any topic. The global live communication platform announced three changes today – stopping the creation of new abusive accounts, bringing forward safer search results ...and more »

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

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

Tech TimesTwitter Safety Update: Safe Search, Hiding Abusive Tweets And MoreTech TimesTwitter announced a new update on safety, designed to further crack down on online abuse. Three new changes are in tow, aiming to stop the creation of new abusive accounts, collapse abusive or low-quality tweets, and put forward safer search results. ( ).and more »

Twitter unveils three more anti-abuse tools to fight back against the trolls - Mirror.co.uk;

Twitter unveils three more anti-abuse tools to fight back against the trolls - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukTwitter unveils three more anti-abuse tools to fight back against the trollsMirror.co.ukNow the company has detailed three changes to its platform that will roll out in the coming months, all in an effort to stamp out abuse. "Making Twitter a safer place is our primary focus. We stand for freedom of expression and people being able to see ...and more »

Twitter Rolls Out New Features To Beat The Bullies! - PerezHilton.com;

Twitter Rolls Out New Features To Beat The Bullies! - PerezHilton.com

PerezHilton.comTwitter Rolls Out New Features To Beat The Bullies!PerezHilton.comCan they block Donald Trump while they're at it? LOLz! Twitter introduced a series of new safety features on Tuesday as an effort to curb harassment by keeping bullies and trolls off the site. According to the company's blog, the social network will ...and more »

Twitter rolls out new anti-abuse tools - Walta Information Center (blog)

Twitter rolls out new anti-abuse toolsWalta Information Center (blog)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 introduces 'safe search' and other features to take on online abuse - The Indian Express;

Twitter introduces 'safe search' and other features to take on online abuse - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressTwitter introduces 'safe search' and other features to take on online abuseThe Indian ExpressTwitter says it is working to identify and collapse potentially abusive and low-quality replies. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: Tech Desk | Updated: February 8, 2017 3:14 pm. Twitter, Twitter online abuse, Twitter online ...and more »

Twitter Announces Steps To Ensure That Banned Trolls Don't Create New Accounts - Huffington Post India;

Twitter Announces Steps To Ensure That Banned Trolls Don't Create New Accounts - Huffington Post India

Huffington Post IndiaTwitter Announces Steps To Ensure That Banned Trolls Don't Create New AccountsHuffington Post IndiaIn a new step to address users' security concerns, Twitter rolled out a fresh set of tools yesterday to combat online abuse and trolling. The micro-blogging social network announced in a blog post that it will ensure that trolls or abusive accounts ...and more »

Twitter buries abusive Tweets and takes steps to prevent banned users from rejoining - Tech2;

Twitter buries abusive Tweets and takes steps to prevent banned users from rejoining - Tech2

Tech2Twitter buries abusive Tweets and takes steps to prevent banned users from rejoiningTech2Twitter wants the service to be a pluralistic environment, with a variety of ideas and views. However, Twitter intends to draw a line when abusive tweets stifle free expression. Towards this end, Twitter has announced three new changes. The creation of ...and more »

Twitter cracks down on abuse but cyber-safety advocates warn they are still not doing enough - ABC Online;

Twitter cracks down on abuse but cyber-safety advocates warn they are still not doing enough - ABC Online

ABC OnlineTwitter cracks down on abuse but cyber-safety advocates warn they are still not doing enoughABC OnlineTwitter has announced new measures it says will help to improve safety on the social media platform, but cyber-safety advocates are warning of the challenges ahead. Key points: Twitter announces measures to identify repeat offenders; Changes include a ...and more »