Twitter is asking users to enter their birthdate to view sensitive content

Twitter is ramping up its efforts to filter sensitive content to prevent users under 18 from viewing inappropriate material

The company said it’s slowly rolling out a feature to restrict sensitive tweets unless users have a birthdate attached to their accounts and they’re over 18.

Over the past few days, many users noted that Twitter is asking them to input their birthdates to see the contents of specific tweets.

Twitter confirmed that it’s rolling out this feature as a part of its user safety efforts.

We’re slowly rolling out a feature to aid in restricting certain sensitive content said ; a company spokesperson told TechCrunch.

Twitter did not clarify if this feature is rolling out globally

the prompt to enter the birthdate to access sensitive content says the data might be used for targeted ads.