Twitter's new anti-abuse measure stops notifications for threads started by people you've blocked

Written on:February 17, 2017
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Twitter’s number one priority in the last couple of months has been combatting abuse on the platform. 

In November, the company launched a set of measures to get rid of trolls, including a “mute” button that helps users filter out unwanted conversations. In early February, Twitter announced a new “safe search” feature that blocks potentially offensive tweets. And earlier this week, the company stopped notifying people when they were added to lists — though that change was reversed within hours. 

Now, Twitter announced it will no longer notify users about replies to threads started by accounts they’ve blocked or muted — unless those replies are from people they already follow.  Read more…

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