The company now uses a mixture of machine learning, human review processes and policies to determine how tweets are organised in conversations and search.
This includes people who have repeatedly tweeted at users who do not follow them, those who have often been blocked by other members of the site, or those who set up multiple accounts at once.
In order to identify the behavior, the company has picked out certain patterns of behavior which it associates with troll-like accounts.
Chuck Liddell returning from retirement, says he'd like to fight Jon Jones
The chances of Chuck Liddell and Jon Jones fighting at this juncture, in a sanctioned bout anyways, are slim to none. And if they don't, athletic commissions all across the country need to refuse to clear Liddell for a fight.
"Some of these accounts and Tweets violate our policies, and, in those cases, we take action on them", he continued.
The result is that people contributing to the healthy conversation will be more visible while those that try to poison or undermine the debate with negativity will be digitally sidelined.
Harvey and Gasca said that there are many new signals that Twitter is taking in, most of which are not visible externally. "Others don't but are behaving in ways that distort the conversation".
Among other suspicious behavior, the company is looking out for accounts that don't confirm their email addresses, along with instances of multiple accounts being created simultaneously.
What next for Iraq as cleric Sadr heads for election win?
Sadr has led two uprisings against USA forces in Iraq and is one of the few Shia leaders to distance himself from Iran. Seats in parliament will be allocated proportionately to coalitions once all votes are counted.
We don't know what Twitter will look like after this change, but the company says it's seen positive results in early testing, "resulting in a 4% drop in abuse reports from search and 8% fewer abuse reports from conversations". The content itself will remain on Twitter but will only be shown if people click on "show more replies" or choose to see everything in their searches.
Twitter executives Harvey and Gascam said that the initiative is part of an ongoing attempt "to improve the health of the public conversation on Twitter".
Tweets that are determined to most likely be bad aren't just automatically deleted, but they'll get cast down into the "Show more replies" section where less eyes will encounter them.
In the blog post, Twitter said: "This technology and our team will learn over time and will make mistakes". There will be false positives and things that we miss; our goal is to learn fast and make our processes and tools smarter. "We are making progress as we go", Dorsey said.
Russian Federation take Romania's place in Ireland's Rugby World Cup pool after investigation
Russian Federation will now play host nation Japan in the opening game of the tournament. Florin Vlaicu of Romania kicks a penalty during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
- Kvitova wins Madrid Open for third time
- New Cure For Common Cold Targets Human Protein Instead Of Virus
- 'Take cover NOW' Tornado WARNING issued for 'Washington DC', USA
- Jlloyd Samuel killed in auto crash
- Cambodia PM Hopes Trump Meeting Can Bring Peace to Korean Peninsula
- Mariners' Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for PED use
- PUBG Mobile Gets Desert Map, Miramar, in Newest Update
- Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Testify in UK Parliament Despite Arrest Threats
- Hit the road: Southgate omits Wilshere from England squad
- Sidhu escapes jail term with a fine