Twitter Begins Rolling Out "Quality Filter" to Remove Offensive Tweets From Your Timeline

As an incentive to filter through Twitter’s minefield of offensive content, the microblogging

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As an incentive to filter through Twitter’s minefield of offensive content, the microblogging platform has announced that they will begin rolling out a “Quality Filter” to verified iOS users. The tool will allow such accounts to block problematic tweets from appearing in their notification panel and as this is still an ongoing process, the feature has not been made available to all users and has been reserved to those who are most likely to be “trolled.” For those with an unverified account, Twitter introduced various anti-harassment tools late last year that can be accessed by anyone. The question now is whether the platform will become more proactive and less reactive as they start making bigger steps towards the reduction of online bullying and harassment. Let us know your thoughts on the matter.

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