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New York Times:
Over 70 people, mostly women, have shared stories of discrimination, harassment, and sexual assault within the video game live-streaming industry since Friday   —  After more than 70 allegations surfaced on Twitter this weekend, gaming companies and streamers responded with action.
Jun 23, 2020, 1:42 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Vox:
eBay's former CEO, Devin Wenig, denies cyberstalking of blogger, says he had “no knowledge, no private understanding, no tacit approval” of harassment campaign   —  Devin Wenig says he had “no knowledge, no private understanding, no tacit approval” of the harassment campaign.
Jun 18, 2020, 9:30 PMIn context
Danielle Mackey / Rest of World:
Ecuador's state-run Twitter troll army, perfected by former president Rafael Correa, has become less organized but more sophisticated since his departure   —  Ecuador's government-run Twitter army became a nexus for online political harassment across the world.  —  • QUITO, ECUADOR
Jun 18, 2020, 7:15 AMIn context
New York Times:
Trump's social media EO, if enacted, would create problems for him, attacking the legal provision that allows inflammatory, harassing, and untruthful messages   —  Without certain liability protections, companies like Twitter would have to be more aggressive about policing messages that press the boundaries — like the president's.
May 29, 2020, 5:45 AMIn context
Will Oremus / OneZero :
Twitter's plan to let users restrict tweet replies may curb some harassment, but will allow some users to shut down criticism and will reduce random engagement   —  This could make the platform less toxic — and less magical  —  The Twitter “reply guy” — a user, usually male …
May 21, 2020, 11:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Analysis: thousands of people are organizing via private group chats, message boards, Twitter, Instagram, more to execute coordinated “Zoombombing” campaigns   —  Zoom, the videoconferencing app, has become a target for harassment and abuse coordinated in private off-platform chats.
Apr 4, 2020, 9:55 AMIn context
Sarah J. Jackson / New York Times:
In 2010s, Twitter enabled young and marginalized people to be heard, held news organizations accountable, and pushed largely ignored issues into the mainstream   —  It's impossible to avoid news about how harmful social media can be.  The Cambridge Analytica scandal.  The ubiquitous Russian bots.
Dec 28, 2019, 1:30 PMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
How decentralized protocols may help solve some issues plaguing social media today; @bluesky team should consider existing projects like Mastodon   —  The CEO tweeted that he's hiring a team to develop open source standards for decentralized social networks.  His hope: It will spawn better ways to combat hate and harassment.
Dec 11, 2019, 7:45 PMIn context
Will Oremus / OneZero:
Twitter says the average user with the algorithmic timeline follows 10%-15% more accounts than those who have reverted to the old reverse-chronological timeline   —  The algorithm hasn't fixed harassment, but it did remedy something else  —  t's hard to remember now, but there was a time …
Sep 7, 2019, 12:25 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Barack and Michelle Obama's company, Higher Ground Productions, strikes a multiyear deal with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform   —  NY Digital Editor @https://twitter.com/xpangler FOLLOW  — YouTube Says It's Reviewing Harassment Policies, After It Condoned Sustained Attacks on Gay Latino Journalist
Jun 6, 2019, 1:45 PMIn context

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