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You Can Now Report Tweets For Abuse Or Spam Directly From Twitter.com

Thanks in part to last month’s scandal over feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez, who was subjected to a barrage of Twitter abuse and whose supporters rallied to her cause by creating a petition for Twitter to institute a “report abuse” button, you can now report individual tweets for abuse or spam directly from Twitter.com.

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Online Trust Alliance’s 2013 Honor Roll Report Names Twitter #1 In Consumer Protection

The Online Trust Alliance’s 2013 Honor Roll report, a comprehensive audit of the Internet’s most visible companies, has given Twitter the stamp of approval for voluntary best practices, consumer protection and self-regulation.

Read on to see how Twitter came out on top in the OTA audit, and other key takeaways from the report.

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Twitter’s Del Harvey On The Evolution Of Spam And ‘Accidentally’ Suspending Biz Stone And Evan Williams

The Guardian has a great interview piece with Twitter’s resourceful (and ever-upbeat) Del Harvey, who in her two-and-a-half years at the social platform has gone from tackling a moderate spam issue on Twitter all by herself, to becoming the lead of a rapidly-expanding and continuously-challenged Trust & Safety team.

The biggest problem? As her team has grown, so has the size – and intellectual evolution – of the spammers themselves.

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