Twitter will provide additional information to research groups looking at content moderation

Twitter will provide additional information to research groups looking at content moderation ...

According to Twitter, external scientists who study online misinformation and moderation may receive more information, according to the social media organization. It is a function of the platform''s transparency.

The company will also begin an application process to allow more people working in academia, civil society, and journalism to join the Twitter Moderation Research Consortium, a group founded in pilot mode earlier this year and which has access to data.

Despite the fact that researchers have studied the flow of harmful content on social media for years, they have often done this without direct involvement from social media companies.

Twitter said during a briefing with reporters that data would lead to fresh types of studies on how it can be used to combat online misinformation.

Twitter has already shared data with researchers on the subject of coordinated efforts made by foreign governments to manipulate information on Twitter.

The company has announced plans to share information about other content moderation areas, such as tweets, that have been labeled as potentially misleading.

Twitter announced earlier this week that it would change how it recommends posts from accounts that users do not follow. Twitter is looking forward to building tools for users to control and feedback about the content.

"We want to make it easier for everyone to connect with accounts and topics that interest them," Twitter says in a blog post.

Twitter is developing a "X" program that can be used to remove recommended tweets that users do not wish to see on their timelines.

Twitter''s Competitor Meta Platforms also disclosed in July that it intends to double the amount of recommended content that has filled its users'''' feeds on Facebook and Instagram by the end of 2023.