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Twitter will recommend third-party apps for preventing harassment

Twitter is turning to outside developers for help in preventing harassment on its platform. Under a new experiment, the company will recommend third-party moderation apps as an additional measure users can take on top of the app’s built-in tools, With the update, which was first reported by TechCrunch, Twitter will surface recommendations for a series of third-party apps when a user blocks ... Read More »

Silicon Valley’s harassment problem

In March, Twitter announced a partnership with IBM’s Watson to combat one of its most vexing and longest-simmering problems: harassment. Twitter has been the scene of some of the highest-profile and most egregious recent acts of online harassment, from Gamergate to Leslie Jones to the so-called troll storms of the alt-right. While ending this problem, or at least mitigating it, ... Read More »

Maneka Gandhi Meets Twitter Team to Curb Harassment of Women

In a bid to address the issue of harassment of women on social media platforms, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi met Twitter India team on Friday. A Ministry statement said that if any woman or child faces abusive behaviour or violent threats (direct or indirect) on social media platforms, they should report it to the Ministry. It was ... Read More »