New Twitter tool makes it slightly easier to report threats to police



Twitter’s new harassment-reporting tool is making it easier for users to report threatening tweets to the police. Sort of.

Users who report threatening tweets now have the option of receiving an emailed report, summarizing the tweet, when it was sent and other information that may be relevant to law enforcement.

It’s still up to individual users, however, to bring these reports to the attention of police and other officials. It’s not clear what, if any, impact this will have for police investigations. The emailed reports don’t provide information Twitter users couldn’t find on their own, though it will save users some time from having to find the information themselves Read more…

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Source: Mashable Social Media

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