Twitter is promising that it’ll take “less severe actions” Disciplining accounts that break its rules; it’ll only suspend Twitter accounts They engage in “severe or ongoing, repeat violations” Its rules. The company also says it’ll be letting anyone appeal suspensions starting February 1st, and that those doing so will be judged using updated standards.

How will it work? Twitter Instead of suspending you account, what can you do? You can do this instead of having your account suspended? “less severe actions” These are things that Twitter has been doing for yearsYou may limit visibility on a tweet or notify a user. to Before they can return to the site, they must remove any tweets. Today’s change is that Twitter Promising to Instead of reaching for the ban button, reach out for these tools more frequently.

Company also says it’s planning to to be transparent in its enforcement actions and to roll out unspecified features to That’s what we need to do next month. One possible example: CEO Elon Musk promised last year That Twitter would let you know when you’ve been “shadowbanned,” Why?

Today, Twitter Also, it seems to justification for its decisions to Bring them back to TwitterIt is a way of saying it “did not reinstate accounts that engaged in illegal activity, threats of harm or violence, large-scale spam and platform manipulation, or when there was no recent appeal to have the account reinstated.” That does make it rather odd that Trump’s been let back on, given that Twitter said in 2021 That it suspended indefinitely the previous president “due to the risk of further incitement of violence.” However, it’s possible that’s because — like the genesis of the amnesty policy itself — Trump was let back on because Elon wanted him back and decided to Ask his friends.