Monday, 23 March 2015

Twitter is testing a feature that removes threats and abuse from your timeline




After admitting that it's failed to adequately combat abuse and harassment, Twitter has been moving swiftly to weed out its worst users  — or at least make them easier to ignore. Its latest step appears to be a "Quality filter," first noticed by Anil Dash, that will curate your timeline in an attempt to hide unwanted messages. The filter "aims to remove all tweets from your notifications timeline that contain threats, offensive or abuse language, duplicate content, or are sent from suspicious accounts."
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