Twitter announces ‘quality filter’ to help control content

 | Rudy Takala 08/22/2016 10:18 AM MDT
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Twitter is rolling out a new “quality filter” to help users filter what shows up on their feeds.

“When turned on, the filter can improve the quality of tweets you see by using a variety of signals, such as account origin and behavior,” the company said in a statement. “Turning it on filters lower-quality content, like duplicate Tweets or content that appears to be automated, from your notifications and other parts of your Twitter experience.”

“It does not filter content from people you follow or accounts you’ve recently interacted with, and depending on your preferences, you can turn it on or off in your notifications settings,” the statement added.