Rethinking our default profile photo | Twitter Blogs
Headdesk. Let's not fix the abusive behavior, let's change the icon. "We’ve noticed patterns of behavior with accounts that are created only to harass others – often they don’t take the time to personalize their accounts. This has created an association between the default egg profile photo and negative behavior, which isn’t fair to people who are still new to Twitter and haven’t yet personalized their profile photo."