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this is a new notice that Twitter users will have to click through if they want to view tweets by government officials politicians and other important sources that break the social media platforms rules against bullying the new feature introduced Thursday comes as Twitter faces criticism it's not doing enough to defend against hateful speech by influential users Reuters correspondent David shepherd St this action by Twitter is certainly aimed at bills some of the rhetoric that president trump has employed in the past the question is will Twitter actually take the step of designating some of the this this tweet as offensive or abusive the Twitter blog didn't mention trump by name and when asked whether this trump tweet could get a notice Twitter said it doesn't comment on past examples of the questions going to be what well we'll Twitter actually you DO take this the step and William impact be because it is mostly symbolic is certainly the first few times %HESITATION if they do use it it's going to get a lot of tension arguably will get more attention than the tweet might of might have otherwise but a you know two people were after merit Twitter is a town square but yet it's not it's a privately owned town square were Twitter gets to make the rules the first amendment does not apply to Twitter the new abusive behavior notice will alert users but Twitter will continue to allow offensive tweets from a select group of influential users to remain on the platform because they're deemed part of the public conversation but trump who is more than sixty one million followers on Wednesday criticized Twitter saying without evidence in a TV interview that Twitter makes it quote very hard for people to join me at Twitter and they make it very much harder for me to get out the message