Twitter Adding Tools to Curb Abuse and Harassment

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    Well, it looks like those "meaningful updates" Twitter talked about last month are finally here. Looking at the changes Twitter has made, I think it is a stretch to call muting pre-selected keywords "meaningful updates" but at least it's something.

    Now, users will be able to mute seeing certain words in their notifications, such as racial slurs and curse words -- an update that was in the works for many months. People can also block whole conversations. The change may help lessen the ability of abusers to reach their victims, decreasing their motivation to do it.
     
  2. Gigus Fire

    Gigus Fire 2[H]4U

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    Great. Tools to make twitter even more of an echo room.
     
  3. Prisoner849

    Prisoner849 Gawd

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    Twitter introduces banned aids. Now you can enjoy your own farts in peace.
     
  4. lilbabycat

    lilbabycat 2[H]4U

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    jwcalla 2[H]4U

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    When is Kyle going to implement safe spaces around here?
     
  6. lilbabycat

    lilbabycat 2[H]4U

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    The ignore function kind of does that.
     
  7. Wrench

    Wrench [H]ardForum Junkie

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    It's called [H]ardSteve and it's a sub forum you get with a GenMay sub. True story.