Twitter says it just made blocking people easier. It didn’t

Twitter is so rife with abuse that its last CEO admitted failure and said it posed a huge risk to the business. The company’s approach to improving its user experience since then has been excruciatingly incremental, including bold measures like — and this is not a joke — rearranging the paragraphs in its terms of service. But when it’s not fighting harassment by writing blog posts, occasionally Twitter will rearrange some buttons. Like today, when Twitter announced users would only have to press three buttons to save themselves from another user, instead of having to enter the code 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42 into an Apple II located in a remote island bunker.

Here’s what you need to do now to block someone in Twitter’s app:

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