US Election 2020: Twitter to take down calls for violence, premature victory claims on social media platform
The platform will also broaden its application of warning labels for misleading tweets by candidates leading up to election day on 3 November
Coronavirus Outbreak: Twitter rejigs verification process to boost more accounts belonging to health experts to curb misinformation
In an attempt to combat misinformation on coronavirus, Twitter is aiming to make it easier for health experts to get verified on the social media site
It shows that whatever steps tech companies have taken, users will continue to look for loopholes.
Twitter said the new rules would apply to politicians and government officials with more than 100,000 followers.
Twitter's rules page has gone from 2,500 to 600 words and now describes each rule within 280 characters.
The latest transparency report shows collected data between July and December 2018
Twitter is considering a new feature that will label tweets from public figures that violate its rules.
When a tweet has to be deleted, a Twitter notice will state its unavailability as it violated rules.
Facing criticism over the years for its poor handling of "abuse", Twitter has "updated" its rules, to clarify its policies on abuse
And, Twitter has decided to play it fair for all its users and won't hesitate banning any account, including President-elect Donald Trump.
Twitter said that it is cracking down on mean, hateful or menacing tweets that cross the red line from free speech into abuse.