Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday April 22, 2015

Twitter Update Aimed At Combating Abuse

Twitter announced policy changes today that the company hopes will curb abuse.

First, we are making two policy changes, one related to prohibited content, and one about how we enforce certain policy violations. We are updating our violent threats policy so that the prohibition is not limited to "direct, specific threats of violence against others" but now extends to "threats of violence against others or promot[ing] violence against others." Our previous policy was unduly narrow and limited our ability to act on certain kinds of threatening behavior.