Twitter takes a massive decision

Twitter decides to stop users from liking, retweeing, replying and sharing tweets by world leaders who don’t follow rules.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: October 17, 2019 14:56 IST
Twitter takes a massive decision

Twitter announced on Tuesday that it will restrict users from liking, replying, retweeting and sharing tweets by world leaders who break its rules. The company added that users will get allowed to quote-tweet to let other users express their opinions. The move aims to enforce Twitter's rules judiciously and impartially. The company said the move will help its users stay informed about global affairs, but while balancing the need to keep the site’s rules in check.

“When it comes to the actions of world leaders on Twitter, we recognize that this is largely new ground and unprecedented,” Twitter said in an unlined blog post on Tuesday. But Twitter said in cases involving a world leader, “we will err on the side of leaving the content up if there is a clear public interest in doing so.”
This decision from Twitter may not please many people and there should be some objections from the users itself. But the ultimate authority is the 'Twitter Inc.' and in the upcoming days, we may see so many blocked accounts of users who spread negative hashtags about twitter and uses abusive language.