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Making Social Media A Kinder, Gentler Place

Social networks can be terribly hostile environments for the targets of “abusers, trollers, griefers, harassers and others,” Boing Boing writes. One solution to is so-called “collaborative blocking,” which simply consists of groups keeping lists of bad-actor accounts. “The services add blocked or muted accounts on a continuous basis to each subscribed account, throttled against Twitter's rules for frequency of updates.”

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