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Twitter Asks Users to Reconsider Before Sending Vulgar Tweets

  • A new test will prompt people to reword “harmful” replies.
  • Move is an effort to clean up language than can be hateful

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Twitter Inc. will ask users to watch their language as part of a new test to clean up parts of its service.

When someone replies to another user’s post, Twitter may prompt them to reconsider their response if it includes slurs, epithets or swear words, a company spokesperson said.