Earlier this week, Twitter made the awful decision to suspend actress Rose McGowan after she spoke out against serial sexual abuser Harvey Weinstein and told Ben Affleck to "fuck off" for enabling him. "To stand with the victims of sexual assault, online threats and abuse".
A day after WomenBoycottTwitter trending across the world on social media, the micro blogging site's CEO Jack Dorsey put out a series of tweets regarding abuse and how Twitter plans on tackling it in future. However, Friday's protest had shown that users believe the company was still not doing enough, he said.
You can now order food on Facebook
By chief_huddleston on FlickrFacebook is launching the ability to order food for pick-up and delivery on the social network. This feature has been undergoing testing for the past year, but is now rolling out across the US.
A group of celebrities and social activists have joined hands to boycott Twitter, following the temporary account suspension of actress Rose McGowan. To do this, an anticipated set of new rules will address unwanted sexual advances, nonconsensual nudity, hate symbols, "violent groups", and tweets that "glorifies [sic] violence".
Amid a Twitter boycott, advocates are aiming to amplify women of colour with #WOCAffirmation.
A Hole the Size of Maine Just Opened in Antartica's Sea Ice
The researchers were monitoring the area with satellites because a similar hole in Antarctica's ice opened up in 2016. Unbelievable how the #WeddellPolynya withstands / stears the local #SeaIce dynamic.
Regarding the launch of the new policy, Mr Dorsey said: "Day doesn't matter". We want to explain that her account was temporarily locked because one of her tweets included a private phone number, which violates our terms of service. The US house intelligence committee is asking officials from Twitter, Facebook, and Google to testify publicly as part of its Russian Federation probe on November 1, the same day as a planned senate intelligence committee hearing on the topic. He, however, said that it's not as high a priority as enforcing rules on trolls and people putting out abusive tweets, it's there on the company's guidelines.
Of course, those happen on almost all social media networks, but the bandwidth of hate speech on Twitter in particular is alarmingly huge, and the company simply hasn't implemented enough curbing measures to make sure the platform is clean of foul and terrible content.
Houston sends Keuchel to hill in ALCS Game 1 vs. Yankees
Verlander was 5-0 with a 1.90 ERA with the Astros after coming over from Detroit in a trade for three minor leaguers. The Yankees' hopes lie in keeping games close and turning them over to what is probably baseball's best bullpen.
Twitter routinely promises to fix it, and routinely has to promise to "be better" a few months later.