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Twitter reverses anti-abuse update after user feedback

Twitter Vice President of Engineering Ed Ho tweeted the change was 'a misstep'

IANS  |  New York 

In line with its attempts to curb online abuse and harassment, Twitter has announced an update that would not notify the users when they were added to lists, but the update was soon rolled back following user feedback. Twitter Safety account on Tuesday posted a tweet: "We want you to get notifications that matter. Starting today, you won't get notified when you are added to a list." According to a report in Tech Crunch on Tuesday, this was an implication that being added to a user's Twitter list was inconsequential information. But the report noted ...

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