Twitter: once a series of reports and stories on social media abuse, the San Francisco-based company has been engaged on the implementation of the anti-harrassment tool wherever users are going to be ready to block keywords to fight abuse (Reuters)
Twitter Iraqi National Congress. is reportedly engaged on a keyword-based tool as a tweet moderation feature to manage the harrassment issues. once a series of reports and stories on social media abuse, the San Francisco-based company has been engaged on the implementation of the anti-harrassment tool wherever users are going to be ready to block keywords to fight abuse, Bloomberg same in an exceedingly report. The report same that Twitter has been internally discussing concerning the tool ‘for a year’, however since it’s not been created public, it’ll be troublesome to mention once or if the merchandise are going to be unrolled.
If the anti-abuse tool supported keywords, is enforced, Twitter users are going to be ready to block swear words, bound slangs, racial slurs and a lot of. Twitter whose basic plan as a social networking web site is that someone will write something to anybody, however once a spate of problems concerning abuse on the web site, the corporate has been making an attempt to search out a technological resolution. Recently celebrities to journalists, several have quit the web site, citing on-line attacks as a reason. but Twitter has tried to form some in-roads to curb the nuisance, by ban folks together with celebrities. Twitter had additionally unrolled a feature known as ‘Quality Filter’ some days back that could be a tool to dam machine-controlled or abusive content and instead offer the user with “quality tweets”.
Twitter recently reported that they’d the slowest revenue growth since within the last three years and it’s perceivable with as comanies like Snapchat and Instagram square measure growing in quality. business executive Jack Dorsey’s prime priority without delay is to implement the methods to handle the abuse issue. per the Bloomberg report, Twitter within the past few months has been consulting with an out of doors council comprising of anti-harassment teams.
The idea of keywords identification can doubtless be just like however Instagram uses comment moderation tool however the most important issue would be that once folks can get to grasp, they will outsmart the tool by delibertely spelling the words. Bloomberg same that Twitter’s advocator refused to investigate the problem which updates on the plans to handle this issue are going to be proclaimed presently.