Twitter is determined to become a safer place for its users. Earlier in November it announced its collaboration with Women, Action & the Media (WAM) to battle online harassment and now it’s making it easier for users to block and report abusive accounts and tweets.
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When seeing an abusive tweet, users can select to report the user directly from the tweet. Twitter will ask you to file a simple report where you get to choose the type of abuse that’s expressed by the tweet and/or the user. You can see more details in the video below:
Starting today we’re rolling out an improved way to flag abusive Tweets. See how it works. https://t.co/Yf6cStz0z1
— Twitter Support (@Support) December 2, 2014
As far as blocking is concerned, you can now review the accounts you have blocked on a dedicated page. Users will have the opportunity to choose whether they want to unblock, report or follow the accounts they see.
As Twitter states, there are more changes coming in this field in the next months, that will offer even more control to users. What do you think of these changes?
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