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Twitter widens its view of bad actors to fight election fiddlers

3 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Twitter has announced more changes to its rules to try to make it harder for people to use its platform to spread politically charged disinformation and thereby erode democratic processes.
In an update on its “elections integrity work” yesterday, the company flagged several new changes to the Twitter Rules which it said are intended to provide “clearer guidance” on behaviors it's cracking down on.
In the problem area of “spam and fake accounts”, Twitter says it's responding to feedback that, to date, it's been too conservative in how it thinks about spammers on its platform, and only...
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