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Twitter is experimenting with new solutions to reduce toxicity

One of the biggest challenges Twitter has right now is to reduce abuse and bullying on its platform. Last week, the company’s head of product, Kayvon Beykpour, sat down with Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to discuss toxicity on the platform, the...
One of the biggest challenges Twitter has right now is to reduce abuse and bullying on its platform. Last week, the company’s head of product, Kayvon Beykpour, sat down with Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to discuss toxicity on the platform, the health of conversations, and more. Through the interview, he revealed some aspects of Twitter’s work to tackle abusive and offensive content. Beykpour said one of the steps the company takes to reduce toxicity is to de-rank abusive replies using machine learning: I think increasingly, leveraging machine learning to try and model the behaviors that… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Twitter
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