Twitter is blocking trollers and apparently it has declared a cold war to harassers everywhere by introducing a new option for blocking the accounts of people that have many times proven to give unwanted commentaries or commentaries made only to “spice things up” in the worst possible way.
Since the month of April, this year, Twitter began announcing that people who were doing this were going to be left without their accounts, in order to cleanse the social network a little. “Revenge porn” posting was also a manner through which this type of users that defied decency at all cost tried to fight back.
Chief executive Dick Costolo admitted by means of a leaked memo that the Twitter platform had indeed many flaws, despite its popularity and that doing something about it was an extremely necessary initiative. Dick Costolo feared that would, little by little, lead to the loss of numerous users.
The possibility of blocking multiple accounts at a tome is the new and improved feature and in some cases, mostly regarding famous people, it will surely prove to be quite useful. Twitter has had earnings of 1.4 billion dollars in the last year, but it has also had loses of nearly 600 million $. A huge number of users have created accounts and then never came back.
In comparison to it, the Facebook social platform has four times more users and it continues to grow. Although the financial expectations of Twitter were much higher, as confirmed by the Wall Street Journal as well, the brand did not succeed to meet them in any way.
For once, Twitter does not prioritize posts in any way the way Facebook does, ensuring that based on your previous preferences, you have the most relevant Facebook feed. Also, other social networks are doing their best to catch up, and it seems like Instagram, bought by Facebook three years ago, has managed to surpass Twitter.
Snapchat is also menacing to surpass Twitter as well. What the blue bird emblem social platform should do is find ways of becoming more accessible to their audience and a first step would be the sorting of various information that practically overwhelms readers.
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