November 15, 2016

Twitter Users Can Finally Fight Trolls With Tools to Mute Keywords, Phrases and Conversations

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For years, Twitter has faced criticism for failing to manage online abuse in a way that honors free speech while still protecting its users from hate speech and bullying. Now, it's finally taking a step further in the fight against digital trolls. Today, the company says it's rolling out a way for users to not just block a user, but also to "mute" keywords, phrases and entire conversations at the notification level.

Take that, trolls.

Topics: Social Media, Digital Products, Content Strategy, App Development

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