Twitter unrolls plan to deal with Periscope trolls more aggressively

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Twitter's live video-streaming app Periscope is about to become a much less appealing place for trolls to ply their hate.

In a new Medium post bearing the title "A Safer Conversation," the Periscope Trust & Safety Team pledges to more actively root out problematic commenters starting on Aug. 10. Accounts that repeatedly violate the service's community guidelines will be suspended.

"The Periscope Community Guidelines apply to all broadcasts on both Periscope and Twitter," the post reads. "As part of our ongoing effort to build a safer service, we are launching more aggressive enforcement of our guidelines related to chats sent during live broadcasts." Read more...

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