San Francisco: Twitter revealed that it will confirm new account through email id or phone number.
Twitter announced that they are strictly dealing with spam and new accounts will be confirmed through email or phone number. The company revealed that it will help them to effectively deal with automated bots. However, accounts based on automated bot usually involved in abusing, trolling, and the promotion of hateful content.
Yoel Roth and Del Harvey, company’s key executives, said that it is a crucial change. However, it will defend against people who are wrongly taking advantage of company’s openness. The update will introduced in a few months and Twitter promised that new updates will not harm aspiring users.
The renowned social media platform is taking some crucial steps to stop bot activities and spam. It already uses machine learning and artificial intelligence and focusing on activities of certain users. Twitter is among social media platforms which are facing intense criticism for data leakage and utilization for spreading false news.