"Twitter will take a "more aggressive stance" regarding its rules involving 'unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups and tweets that glorify violence", Dorsey tweeted.
The move comes a day after thousands boycotted the platform standing in solidarity with actress Rose McGowan after her Twitter account was partially suspended for tweeting about Harvey Weinstein. The movie mogul was sacked last Sunday by the company he co-founded amid accusations that he sexually harassed or sexually assaulted women.
'Today we saw voices silencing themselves and voices speaking out because we're still not doing enough, ' the tweet stated.
In a Friday night tweetstorm, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made a familiar pledge: He's going to clean up Twitter so users don't have to deal with abuse or threats or harassment. "We've been working to counteract this for the past two years". The US house intelligence committee is asking officials from Twitter, Facebook, and Google to testify publicly as part of its Russian Federation probe on November 1, the same day as a planned senate intelligence committee hearing on the topic. We'll update if we get them.
Jack Dorsey acknowledged the protest that trended all day and assured of a "more aggressive" stance.
In 2017 we made it our top priority and made a lot of progress.
Without explaining how he planned to take action, Dorsey promised the group that Twitter would be responsive in future and that the changes would be implemented in the coming weeks.
Meanwhile, Dorsey also said that the Twitter team is also reconsidering its verification procedure- putting out a blue tick on verified accounts.
Black women face oppression and abuse at the intersection of race and gender on a daily basis. Verified users also tend to have high followerships, making it easier for some unscrupulous members of the Twitterati to point their followers towards others.
On Friday, the Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its landmark verdict on the entry of woman into Kerala's Sabarimala Temple. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also framed six questions to dealt with by the constitution bench .
Finally, Jacobi Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Bank of America Corporation by 21.0% in the 1st quarter. Analysts await Bank of America Corporation (NASDAQ: BAC ) to report earnings on Oct, 13 for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2017.
Girl Scout Troop 12940 presents the Little Free Library they created using an old dollhouse at Wild Oats last fall. Besides being scout leaders for Troop 14, Juliet LeMond and Lauren Pulley both have sons in the Boy Scouts.
The next couple of games went past within a blink of an eye, and Harrison soon found himself serving for the set at 5-3 up. World No.1 Nadal downed Italian Fabio Fognini 6-3 6-1 while second ranked Federer downed Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4 6-2.
If the Senator had made a decision to run, and won, she would have been Maine's first female Governor. Collins plans to reveal her decision at a meeting of local business leaders in the city of Rockland.
The skydive was a 50th birthday present for Mrs Pike from her husband and children, according to the Courier Mail . Police and emergency services are at the scene of a skydiving incident at Alexander Drive at Mission Beach .
The GJM had on September 26 announced the withdrawal of its indefinite shutdown in the northern West Bengal hills. The Chief Minister is scheduled to attend the October 16 meeting at the state secretariat Nabanna.
Mertesacker looked set to be the unlikely hero when he nodded in his first Premier League goal since December 2013. Arsenal managed to take the lead in the 38th minute, as Mertesacker's header found the back of the net.
On Wednesday, 9to5Google shared an article about a feature within the music identifying Shazam app called "Auto Shazam". The feature was earlier spotted online and now Google has made the announcement official.
Josh McCown throws for 354 yards in Jets' loss to the Patriots
McCown hurt the Jets with an interception late in the second quarter, which allowed New England to even the score before halftime. The team rallied and finished the game strong, earning a 24-17 win behind a controversial call by the officials against the Jets.
U.S. to Leave UN Body
The membership of the UN carries with it a right to the membership to UNESCO, according to Article II of the UN Constitution . US President Donald Trump's Administration also had no provisions in next year's budget for this goal , The Time wrote .
Jurgen Klopp: 'I couldn't use Man Utd tactics'
Consider the criticism harsh or not, Lukaku is doing little to prove that he can actually perform against the likes of Liverpool. Liverpool, meanwhile are sat down in 7th in the league table but they are still only 7 points off top spot.
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
The Yankees also have lost the most Series at 13. "They're aggressive on the base paths, so you have to control that". Tanaka pitched a stellar outing in Game 3 of the ALDS against the Indians when the Yankees were facing elimination.