Twitter trials 'safety mode' to crack down on online harassment

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Twitter trials 'safety mode' to crack down on online harassment
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Twitter trials 'safety mode' to crack down on online harassment

It will automatically block accounts that are flagged as the source of harmful language or sending uninvited replies

Twitter is experimenting with a new feature it hopes will help handle abuse on the platform. The company previewed 'Safety Mode' earlier this year, and is now rolling it out to a small feedback ...

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