Twitter announced in a blog post on Thursday that they are to launch an online tool to allow users to report personal data breaches. The initiative aims to combat online harassment and comes at a time when online safety is very much in the limelight.

Micro-blogging site Twitter recently announced that it has launched a new, searchable index of every public tweet ever made since its inception in 2006.

A new harassment reporting tool is being integrated into popular microblogging site Twitter in an attempt to hold anonymous hate-slingers more accountable.