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Twitter’s improvements to abuse reporting

Now that more than a quarter of US teens use Twitter, according to the Pew Internet Project, parents might want to know that Twitter has upgraded its abuse-reporting process. Apparently in response to a series of serious threats in Twitter aimed at women journalists in the UK, Twitter is “cracking down” on abusive behavior, USATODAY […]

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Twitter updates rules to emphasize no tolerance for abusive behavior

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/104050895" params="" width=" 100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Saying “We want people to feel safe on Twitter,” Del Harvey, the company’s Senior Director, Trust and Safety and its UK General Manager Tony Wang wrote in a blog post that the company has updated its rules “to clarify that we do not tolerate abusive behavior,” adding that they “want people […]

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How ‘crowdreporting’ could actually be a bad thing

It could help increase the visibility of the very content people want deleted. Here, in a guest post for NetFamilyNews, is an account by Maureen Kochan, our director of community at ConnectSafely.org, of how that happens: By Maureen Kochan Many users of Facebook have come across questionable content on the site on occasion. Chances are […]

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