Techmeme

Results 51 - 60 of 89:

Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promises to crack down on hate, violence, and harassment with “more aggressive” rules   —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to...Twitter today to promise a “more aggressive” stance in its rules and how it enforces them.  The tweet storm was based in a response …
Oct 13, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
Twitter users split about whether to join #WomenBoycottTwitter Friday protest triggered by Twitter's temporary suspension of Rose McGowan's account   —  Activists, celebrities and journalists joined a boycott of Twitter on Friday to protest the social media platform's locking of the account …
Oct 13, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter needs to be a “lot more transparent in our actions” around suspending users, after it broke its silence on Rose McGowan   —  Twitter has abruptly broken its own policy of not commenting on individual accounts to explain why it temporarily suspended …
Oct 12, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
Backlash against the push for gender equality in tech grows among some men who see it as “a witch hunt”   —  After revelations of harassment and bias in Silicon Valley, a backlash is growing against the women in tech movement.  “It's a witch hunt,” they say.
Sep 23, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says firm has stopped protecting Daily Stormer from DDoS attacks, explains his discomfort with policy reversal in email to staff   —  Internet companies typically take a hands-off approach to offensive content on their networks, erring on the side of maintaining an open internet.
Aug 16, 2017, 6:43 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
As Twitter rolls out new products to tackle abuse from anonymous accounts, users find their reports are often overlooked or handled in an opaque way   —  On July 3, Maggie H. opened up her Twitter mentions and found her face photoshopped into the crosshairs of a gunsight.
Jul 19, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Interview with Jack Dorsey on Twitter's harassment problems, its focus on live video, Donald Trump, and the company's future   —  Twitter's CEO on the president, the future of the product, and the harassment problem.  —  It was only 11 years ago that Jack Dorsey first sent a message via …
Apr 26, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Recode:
Twitter ramps up proactive measures against abusive accounts and now lets users mute specific words from their timelines and mute accounts without profile pics   —  Most importantly, Twitter is speeding up its pace of taking action against harassment.  —  Twitter is announcing a few new anti-harassment features today:
Mar 1, 2017, 9:25 AMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
In 2016, Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb, others acknowledged they are not just neutral platforms and began tackling issues like discrimination, harassment, fake news   —  In early December, Facebook published a blog post summing up the company's breakthroughs and challenges in image and speech recognition.
Jan 1, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Twitter's rule against inciting harassment means it could ban President-Elect Trump, but free speech advocates argue his tweets have value   —  If Twitter wanted to, it would be well within its rights to suspend Donald J. Trump's account.  —  After the president-elect used Twitter last week …
Dec 15, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Niantic Lightship ARDK:
AR App Development Evolved: Join Niantic November 8, 2021  —  Create your own AR Real-World Metaverse with the Niantic Lightship ARDK.  Be part of the launch and join our virtual keynote November 8, 2021.
Zoho:
How close are we to a passwordless future?  —  Passwords help us validate our online identity and access our favorite apps for banks, social media, travel websites, business productivity, and more, every day.
Welcome:
Close more candidates.  Retain your employees.  Access real-time comp data.  —  Benchmark and communicate compensation to candidates and employees, powered by our real-time compensation and equity data.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 43 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.