Twitter Brings Back Test of Prompts Before Potentially Harmful or Offensive Replies

Round three of the experiment on IOS follows the first two attempts last May and August

Twitter is once again asking: Are you sure you want to tweet that?

The social network began running a test with some iOS users last May, showing them a prompt if their replies contained potentially harmful language.

The test was updated last August to give users more information on why they were seeing the prompt, as well as to incorporate improvements to how the context of conversations was being considered before generating the prompt.

Twitter rekindled the test Monday, still on iOS, saying in a tweet, “Say something in the moment you might regret? We’ve relaunched this experiment on iOS that asks you to review a reply that’s potentially harmful or offensive.



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