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Twitter reshuffles 'health' team amid spam bot, toxic content debate

The reorganization of the toxic content and spam teams "reflects our continued commitment to prioritize, and focus our teams in pursuit of our goals," a Twitter spokesperson said

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Twitter Inc is combining teams that work on reducing toxic content and spam bots, according to a staff memo on Tuesday seen by Reuters, amid accusations from a former executive that the company failed to do either job well.
 
The social media company will combine its health experience team, which works on reducing misinformation and harmful content, with the Twitter service team, which is responsible for reviewing profiles that users report and taking down spam accounts. The new group will be called "Health Products and Services (HPS)," according to the email to employees.

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First Published: Aug 24 2022 | 8:43 AM IST

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