Twitter Inc sought help to improve the quality of content on its platform

Vastavam web: Twitter Inc on Thursday sought help to improve the quality of conversations on its micro-blogging site in a bid to address rising criticism against social media companies for failing to protect users from online abuse and political manipulation.Twitter’s new approach, it said in a blog, would be based on identifying metrics to gauge the “health of public conversations” and ways to measure it. The social network has created a webpage where anyone can submit their proposals.

He said negative consequences that Twitter has witnessed include abuse, harassment, troll armies, manipulation through bots and human-coordination, misinformation campaigns and increasingly divisive echo chambers. (bit.ly/2HUvfYA)Dorsey said Twitter has been focusing on removing content that were against its terms but now needed a change in approach.