The spread of misinformation in social media is an issue that is widely debated these days. According to a leaked demo, Twitter may roll a new policy that targets misinformation by having a community of fact-checkers and journalists marking the tweet as “Harmfully misleading” or not.
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Twitter has been testing out redesigns of its feed in regards to replies to a tweet for a few months now. Today they announced that they are ready to roll out an update that will make conversations easier to follow with the new layout.
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Twitter is experimenting with new ways to display conversations on its platform, trying out Reddit style flows to replies to a Tweet. First seen on Twttr, the prototype app for Twitter.com, it makes use of threaded replies that give a message board type of feel, connecting replies to the original tweeter.
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Just yesterday, Twitter had reported that they will be removing inactive accounts from its site for users who haven’t logged in more than 6 months. But after receiving a ton of feedback from the user base in regards to user accounts of those who are dead, Twitter has decided to pause the inactive account removal process.
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Twitter has reported that they will be removing inactive accounts on its site if the user does not sign in to their account by December 11th. Users who haven’t signed into their accounts for more than 6 months will receive an email from Twitter with information about this decision.
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Twitter announced in a blog post that they are introducing a new feature called Topics. This feature is designed to let users follow all the best tweets from a particular news topic that they choose. Topic suggestions will appear in your timeline and in search based on what the users tend to look for and already follow on Twitter.
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