Social media platform Twitter is updating the tools it provides users to report and block cyberabuse.
The new features will roll out to all Twitter users over the next several weeks, reports Ars Technica. They come amid increasing reports of abusive and threatening behavior online. A recent survey by research firm YouGov found that more than 1 in 4 Americans admitted to engaging in malicious online activity known as "trolling."
How do the new safety measures work, and what prompted Twitter to take action?