Twitter is changing how conversations happen based on user behavior and conduct

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In its latest attempt to improve the health of its platform, Twitter says it will be modifying the way conversations happen based on the behavior and conduct of users versus the actual content of their tweets.

The site will now use thousands of behavior signals when filtering search, replies and algorithmic recommendations, pushing tweets from offending users farther down the timeline, reports BuzzFeed.

Behavior signals that could result in content getting demoted include: users who tweet at a large number of accounts they don’t follow; the frequency a user has been blocked by people they interact with; if a user has created many accounts using a single IP address; and if an account is closely related to accounts that have violated Twitter’s terms of service.

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