Interestingly, Rose McGowan's account suspension came days after she alleged that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had sexually assaulted her. There's sexual harassment, unsolicited pornographic images, propaganda-fueled tweets, abuse, and more - not to mention sexism, homophobia, racism, and other forms of hate speech that are rampant on the site. On Friday night, Twitter's Jack Dorsey announced "new rules" that will be implemented in the "next few weeks".
The new rules heading towards Twitter focus on "unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorify violence" according to Dorsey.
Exactly how many users participated in the boycott remains uncertain, but it became a trending topic earlier this week, and now - Twitter has taken notice. Its existing rules bar users from inciting the abuse of others, promoting violence and publishing other people's private and confidential information. In a stream of tweets, he acknowledges some element of wrongdoing and notes the recent protests and boycotts of the social media platform."Today we saw voices silencing themselves and voices speaking out because we're *still* not doing enough". "We've been working to counteract this for the past 2 years". In a series of tweets, Jack claimed that the company will be "reconsidering" their "verification policies".
Second Test: Chandimal falls, but Sri Lanka stable at 326-4
Sarfraz said Hasan Ali, the fast bowler, had suffered a side strain in the first Test, and would be replaced by Wahab Riaz . Chandimal knocked six boundaries in another enterprising knock which followed his unbeaten 155 in the first Test.
Twitter has long received staunch criticism over what users perceive as its repeated failure to curb toxic activities that appear on its site daily. "Not as high a priority as enforcement, but it's up there", he said.
Twitter routinely promises to fix it, and routinely has to promise to "be better" a few months later. We will be clearer about these policies and decisions in the future. The senate panel's top Democrat, Mark Warner, said this month that social media companies did not initially take the threat of Russian interference seriously enough.