Twitter knows Waluigi is abusive but probably won’t ban him
We all know Twitter is a platform filled with abuse, harassment, and other modern nightmares, but it seems the people at the top are finally listening to our desperate pleas for change. Behold, Twitter posted actual evidence of its commitment to change today as part of a safety rollout: known Mario antagonizer Waluigi has been Dealt With.
This update is now rolled out to everyone. Here’s an example of the in-app notifications you can expect: pic.twitter.com/q6l7F5050w
— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 10, 2018
Direct your attention to the user in question:
Thank god. The nightmare is over, at least until Waluigi gets his account back in a couple days and starts to threaten people just enough that it won’t piss off Twitter.