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

Twitter has been under fire for failing to address hate and abuse on the site since its founding a decade ago but has recently suspended the accounts of figureheads of the 'alt-right' movement. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA. Twitter announced on Tuesday ...and more »

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

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

For starters, once you've been banned for abusive content, you won't be allowed back. by Rachel Metz; February 7, 2017. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Trolls have flourished on Twitter, and on Tuesday the social network outlined changes it is making to fight ...and more »

Twitter is rolling out three new ways to manage abusive tweets and users - The Next Web

Twitter is taking some real steps to curb abusive content. While the platform has made numerous small updates to make it easier to report and punish trolls, today's series of announcements are meant to make abusive tweets less visible in the first ...and more »

Twitter begins filtering abusive tweets out of your replies - The Verge

Twitter took new steps today to reduce the amount of visible abuse on the platform, introducing new filters to remove low-quality and harassing replies from the timeline and from search. The company also said it would take new steps to prevent users ...and more »

Twitter rolls out changes to silence abuse on its service - TechCrunch

Twitter hinted last week that it would soon more thoroughly address the issues of safety and abuse on its network, and today it has announced a series of changes to its service as a result. The company says that it will now stop the creation of new ...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 "low ...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 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 »

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

The company announces changes to timeline and search designed to hide "potentially abusive or low-quality" tweets and a policy update intended to crack down on abusive accounts from repeat offenders. Posted on February 7, 2017, at 5:01 a.m.. Charlie ...and more »