Twitter is pretty sure you could all be a littler nicer.
The social media company that’s practically synonymous with trolls today announced an effort aimed at making its platform a more civil place. Specifically, a limited subset of iOS users will be presented with a gentle nudge when attempting to tweet potentially harmful trash.
Of course, it’s not exactly clear what Twitter considers to be said harmful trash.
“When things get heated, you may say things you don’t mean,” read the announcement. “To let you rethink a reply, we’re running a limited experiment on iOS with a prompt that gives you the option to revise your reply before it’s published if it uses language that could be harmful.” Read more…