How we’re making Twitter safer

Creating a better place for conversations.

Your unique voices and conversations are what make Twitter, Twitter. So we are constantly improving our rules, processes, technology, and tools to ensure all people can participate in the public conversation freely and safely.

You deserve to feel safe on Twitter — it’s our job to make that happen.

Our latest approach to safety and misleading information

Our new Safety tools are here! We've created brand new videos that help illustrate what these controls do and how they can help you get the most out of Twitter. 


Reply prompts


Sometimes conversations get heated. When we detect strong language we’ll pause and ask you to reconsider your words so everyone can feel safe.

Conversation controls

Not everyone needs to be all up in every conversation. You’re in control, so change who can reply.

Addressing misleading information

Misinformation comes in many shapes and sizes, moves quickly, and often evolves again. Learn more about Twitter’s in-app features and how we think about leaving room for debate while minimizing societal harm. 


More safety tools 

Proactive detection

We use technology that aims to proactively detect and flag Tweets that break our rules, before you need to report them.

Hide replies

You can hide replies to your Tweets that you don't want to see. 

Block accounts

Block any account instantly when you don’t want someone to see your Tweets and don’t want to see theirs.

Report abusive behavior

If abusive behavior happens, we want you to report it to us.

Mute accounts

You can mute an account if you don’t want to see their Tweets, but don’t want to unfollow the account.

Mute words

Avoid topics you don’t want to see by muting specific words.

Mute conversations

Mute a conversation to stop notifications about a Tweet you're a part of.

Notification timeline filters

Filter the types of accounts you see in your notifications timeline.

Twitter Safety

See the latest of what we're working on.