Twitter updates its rules in an attempt to crack down on abusive behavior and hateful conduct

December 31, 2015

Via: TechSpot

By its own admission, Twitter has never been the best platform when it comes to dealing with abuse and harassment. Back in February, the then CEO, Dick Costolo, said: “We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years.” Now, the microblogging site has updated its official rules in an attempt to highlight the fact that it is cracking down abusive behavior.

In a blog post, the company said that while it will always “embrace and encourage” different opinions and freedom of expression, it would “not tolerate behaviour intended to harass or intimidate”.

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