Twitter safe search will now automatically hide ‘sensitive’ content on Android

One of Twitter’s latest anti-abuse features is now automatically enabled on Android. The move sees the platform take a more proactive approach by hiding offensive tweets from various sections of its site using algorithms.

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You are what you tweet: Twitter reveals how America eats and exercises

Called the Lexicocalorimeter, a new tool is scanning Twitter for mentions of food and exercise to track how America is eating and staying healthy. Or, judging from all the pizza and TV references, how we’re not.

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Twitter is adding Periscope live-streams to its top trends feed

Twitter wants you to watch more videos. To help give user-generated clips and professional live-streams maximum exposure the platform is surfacing video in more places, including the top trends feed.

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Twitter is temporarily restricting the reach of abusive accounts

Twitter is reportedly putting abusive users in the naughty corner. The social platform’s latest safety measure places a temporary timeout on accounts deemed to be using abusive language against other users.

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What’s Going on With Kellyanne Conway’s Twitter Account?

Kellyanne Conway has had a wild day on Twitter. After getting into some trouble for retweeting a white nationalist Twitter account, people began speculating that Conway was on the outs with the Trump administration, using flimsy evidence that Trump had unfollowed her as proof. But as tweeters conjured up fantasies of…

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