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Twitter Introducing Report Abuse Amid Outcry from UK

Rape, bomb threats

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Twitter announced plans to crack down on abusive behavior in response to recent online threats against women in the United Kingdom.

Police in the U.K. are investigating rape threats made on Twitter against feminist Caroline Criado-Perez and Labour Party politician Stella Creasy, and bomb threats against several female journalists, including Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, The Guardian reports.