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What we might lose in the fight against Twitter trolls

The Ringer's Alyssa Bereznak discusses a new Twitter feature that lets users decide who can reply to their tweets. It's an effort to make the platform a safer space, but what else is at stake?
Twitter’s upcoming Conversation Participants tool lets you choose if you want replies from everyone, only those you follow or mention, or no one. (Matt Rourke/The Associated Press)
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The Ringer's Alyssa Bereznak joins q's Tom Power for this week's online column, which delves into the world of memes, video games and internet pop. They discuss a new Twitter feature that will let users decide who can reply to their tweets. It's an effort to make the platform a safer space, but some are wondering what we might lose in the fight against online trolls. Bereznak unpacks the risks of this new feature and what's potentially at stake.

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