Twitter Says It's Better at Spotting Abusive Tweets Than Users

Twitter Says It's Better at Spotting Abusive Tweets Than Users

Twitter says it has achieved a major milestone in its attempts to improve the “health” of its platform. From a report: According to the company’s most recent earnings report, 50 percent of abusive tweets removed this past quarter were pulled before a user even flagged the content. That’s up from 38 percent in Q1. Twitter adds that it achieved the milestone on the back of improvements it made to its machine learning-based moderation algorithms, which in turn forward more tweets to the company’s employees to scrutinize.

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