Twitter’s new policy on trolls is ‘out of sight, out of mind’

May 15, 2018 Rachel Kaser


Twitter is changing up its policies with regards to nasty tweets — not by banning them or the users who created them, but by hiding them from view. According to VP of Trust and Safety Del Harvey, and Director of Product David Gasca, Twitter has identified so-called troll behavior as such: What we’re talking about today are troll-like behaviors that distort and detract from the public conversation on Twitter, particularly in communal areas like conversations and search. Some of these accounts and Tweets violate our policies, and, in those cases, we take action on them. Others don’t but are behaving…

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