Twitter Now Lets You Import and Export Block Lists
As earlier this week Twitter made it easier to follow the conversations surrounding a tweet, the micro-blogging – social network site on Wednesday introduced a feature to export and import the block lists.Twitter Now Lets You Import and Export Block Lists
With the new feature, Twitter users can curate their own list of blocked users on micro-blogging network and share it with the others. This is said to help make the Twitter spam-free and ‘safer’. Other users on the platform can also work and add more users in shared list by importing it in their accounts.
Xiaoyun Zhang, a Twitter User Safety Engineer in a company blog post said that as many users find them useful, we also be familiar with that the some users – those who experience high volumes of unwanted interactions on the Twitter – require more stylish tools. That is where this new feature comes in. The advanced blocking tools are also said to help Twitter’s developer community further get better users experience.
Users would simply require to navigate to their blocked accounts settings and click on Advanced Options tab placed on the top right to export or import a list. To download list of blocked accounts, Twitter users can select ‘Export your list’ option in the Advanced Settings drop down and then select the accounts they want to export the list.
Talking about security, Twitter in April overhauled its safety policy by removing abusive and hateful tweets from the website. In March, the micro-blogging network updated its rules to ban ‘revenge porn’, which is the tweeting of intimate images on people without their permission.
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