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It’s About Time: Twitter Cracking Down on Cyber Bullies!

AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE | Capital FM Kenya   in 
April 18, 2015

Twitter said Thursday that it is cracking down on mean, hateful or menacing tweets that cross the red line from free speech into abuse.

Twitter is overhauling its safety policy and beefing up the team responsible for enforcing it, along with investing “heavily” in ways to detect and limit the reach of abusive content, general counsel Vijaya Gadde said in an column published by the Washington Post.

“We need to do a better job combating abuse without chilling or silencing speech,” Gadde said.

Twitter last month modified its rules to ban ‘revenge porn’ — the tweeting of intimate or revealing pictures or video of people without their permission…

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