Twitter will Test Limiting Details to Stop Online Abuse

Twitter (TWTR.N) announced on Wednesday that it will begin testing fresh features allowing users to manage their reply limit in early 2020. It will allow users to restrict who may respond to their tweets, reducing the amount of abuse and harassment on Twitter.

Since 2018, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is working to improve the health of public communication. Social media firms are under pressure to address harassment on their services, which typically manifests itself in uninvited remarks aimed at women and minorities. TwitterComms posted on Twitter,

Twitter will Test Limiting Details to Stop Online Abuse

  • “We want to make people feel more comfortable participating in Twitter conversations by giving them more control over the conversations they start.” In early 2020, we’ll be experimenting with alternative possibilities for who may react to Tweets.”

Last year, the business unveiled a tool that allowed users to hide certain comments on their tweets as a move towards cleaning up abusive content and creating a more user-friendly social media platform.

In reports from TechCrunch and The Verge, the firm has revealed plans to regulate responses during the annual CES tech conference.

Based to the company’s presentation at the conference, customers may choose between four distinct settings: global, where everyone can react, group, where only the user mentioned individuals can answer, and private, where only the user mentioned people can respond. Only the persons listed in a tweet can respond to it, and no one can react to any tweets.

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