Twitter bans ‘Hateful Display Names’ and shares Safety road map
Twitter has comitted to a specific timeline for rolling out changes to its Safety features and announced new policies including a ban on hateful display names, and improvements for second-hand “witness reporting” of abuse.
By January Twitter plans to have implemented all the abuse changes outlined in the internal email published by Wired earlier this week, as well as the new ones shared today.
The ban on hateful display names could deter or punish people for “nameflaming” other users, wherein when quote tweeted by a critic, someone changes their display name to insult the critic, thereby having that insult show up to all the critic’s followers who see the quote tweet.
Here’s the calendar:
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October 19, 2017 at 06:12PM