Twitter Takes Steps To Subdue Online Trolls

Twitter has announced more protections against hate speech and "low-quality" tweets.
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Twitter Takes Steps To Subdue Online Trolls

Twitter is strengthening its protections against trolls and hate speech. 

Twitter's vice president of engineering announced the move on the company's blog.

The social network is working to slow down abusive accounts and hide abusive or hateful tweets from public view. That includes keeping those tweets out of Twitter's search results.

Last year, Twitter added the ability for users to block certain keywords, phrases or conversations. The company also streamlined its process for reporting "hateful conduct." 

Twitter will also now work on removing "low-quality" tweets — whatever that means.

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