NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Twitter Antispam: Media not displayed Posted by Sean @ 17:30 GMT

Two weeks ago, Twitter began rolling out a new design with new features. We've been concerned about the display media option.

Could the displaying of media (pictures) facilitate image spam?

Good news. It seems Twitter may also be thinking about this:


Though it appears they might be worried about offending somebody more than they are of spam.

Media not displayed

Here's the default setting:

Settings: Tweet Media

Whatever the reasoning — it's good to see that a filtering option has been included.