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… Twitter made a couple of big safety updates yesterday (one of which was some improvements to the block functionality), including an update to the way that users can report harassment or abuse on the platform. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …
… Twitter has teamed up with a leading women’s advocacy group to battle sexual harassment on the social network. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …
Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have been heavily criticised for not taking online violence and harassment against women seriously by The Association for Progressive Communications’ (APC) Women’s Rights Program. “We need transparency and safety online. That’s why we are targeting the big three: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube,” writes the APC in their report.
… to such repeat harassment and bullying on Twitter that she stepped away from Twitter entirely. “I’m sorry. I should’ve risen above,” Zelda Williams wrote on August 13th. “Deleting this from my devices for a good long time, maybe forever. Time will tell. Goodbye.” Yesterday, Miss Williams returned to Twitter, with a heartfelt quote that she shared from her…