Showing posts with label cyber bully. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cyber bully. Show all posts

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Twitter: No Social Network Should Tolerate Cyber Bullying

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I know there are those who believe people should be able to tweet whatever their little evil hearts desire. But, there is a point we can reach where meanness cannot be tolerated in social networking environments. It is the responsibility of Twitter to stop cyber bullying where it comes to their own domain. They failed to do so. Lessons learned, I suppose.

Twitter reviewing policies after Robin Williams' daughter harassed

(CNN) -- Twitter is looking to revamp its user-protection policies after Zelda Williams, the daughter of comedian Robin Williams, was run off of the social site by abuse in the wake of her father's apparent suicide.

"We will not tolerate abuse of this nature on Twitter," Del Harvey, Twitter's vice president of trust and safety, said in a statement. "We have suspended a number of accounts related to this issue for violating our rules and we are in the process of evaluating how we can further improve our policies to better handle tragic situations like this one.

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