Twitter to show if tweet has been removed for violating rules

Twitter to show if tweet has been removed for violating rules
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Twitter will now make it clear as to why a tweet has been removed from its platform.

The company wrote in a post on Thursday that tweets removed for violating its rules will display a notice explaining that the deleted tweet was removed for violating the company's terms of use for 14 days after the deletion.

The new change is set to be rolled out in the coming weeks.

Additionally, when a user reports a tweet that potentially violates Twitter’s rules, the company will hide the Tweet instead of outright removing it from the user’s view. That would allow the user to still view it if necessary.

Twitter said that this new change, which was made available starting on Thursday, is the result of feedback from users who say that they occasionally want to access tweets that they’ve reported.

The changes come as part of a broader set of steps Twitter is taking to clean up its platform.

High-profile users including celebrities and politicians have left Twitter at certain points, saying they had experienced abuse and harassment.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that he’s committed to fixing these types of issues as he addresses the “health” of conversation on Twitter.