Tweet Links Now Under Parental Controls

Tweet Links Now Under Parental Controls
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Twitter has added a flag so the tweets links as “potentially significant”. The company announced on Thursday that a new field in the Twitter API to display streaming whenever a tweet containing a link, giving users the option of Twitter warned before you click links that might be too sensitive to the workplace, or for tender ears and eyes.

The new feature does not work yet, but the developers of Twitter is reported to be newly added and is now being tested. According to Twitter representative of Taylor Singletary, “In the future, we will have a family of API methods and additional fields for handling ‘adjustments media” end user and the possible sensitive content. “

According to Gizmodo, Twitter representatives say the company does not intend to censor material. However, according to the policy document of the media of Twitter, the company will “remove the media that may be considered sensitive such as nudity, violence or medical procedures.”

In the ad, Singletary encouraged those who were curious about how this capability will ultimately be used to read the policy document means.

For us, this seems to be a feature for a long time, giving users the ability to control the content that they or their children are exposed, allowing them to use Twitter without fear of an unpleasant surprise when you click a inappropriate link.

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