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Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweets

SeattlePI.com Wednesday, 18 October 2017
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users. The policy changes were specifically aimed at protecting women who unknowingly or unwillingly had nude pictures of themselves distributed online or were subject to unwanted sexual advances. They would also aim to shield groups subject to hateful imagery, symbols and threats of violence.
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Twitter is taking a more agressive stance towards moderating its platform. We see voices being silenced on Twitter every day,” twitter CEO Dorsey wrote friday. "We’ve been working intensely over the past few months and focused today on making some critical decisions." The new rules will target...

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