Twitter Inc Takes A Tough Stance Against Abusive Tweets

Twitter Inc Takes A Tough Stance Against Abusive Tweets

Twitter and Facebook are the two most popular social networking sites in the world. People use both platforms to express their views on various issues ranging from social, political, religious, economical and so on. These discussions on social media sometimes take a serious turn, and it becomes important to make a clear distinction between what accounts for abuse and what is tolerable under free speech.

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On Thursday, Twitter reasserted its commitment for tackling the problem of abuse on its platform, assuring users it will take strict action against any postings it finds to be mean, hateful or abusive. The micro-blogging site is overhauling its safety measures to take consideration abusive and hateful content, and enforcement of the new policy involves developing a dedicated team to deal with it, Vijaya Gadde said in a column published by The Washington Post.

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