Twitter users revolt over changes to abusive behaviour policy

Twitter Inc encountered a user revolt for the first time as a public company after it tweaked its “block” function on Thursday, prompting an outcry from those who said the new policy empowered perpetrators of online abuse.Users could previously prevent their harrassers from following them or interacting with their tweets. Under the new rules, a blocked user can view or tweet at the person who blocked him or her, but that activity will be rendered invisible to the victim as if the offending account did not exist.
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