Wired Writer Explains Twitter's New Timeout

Published: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:39pm
Updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:42pm

If you’re someone who thinks Twitter is the appropriate place to use obscenities or abusive language, then you may be put into the equivalent of a timeout.

Essentially a break during which you’ll have time to consider the consequences of your actions and have your tweets read by fewer people.

To learn more, we spoke with David Pierce. He is a senior staff writer for Wired.

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