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Twitter is taking a much more aggressive stance on hate speech. Here’s what we know:

[ad_1] Twitter is finally taking a more aggressive stance.Image: vicky leta/mashableBy Kerry Flynn2017-10-17 21:44:17 UTC Twitter has been known for preaching free speech, but that's come to harm the company as trolls and abusers thrive across its network.  Now, in the wake of a movement for...

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Here’s how to kick nazis off your Twitter right now

[ad_1] While you wait for Twitter to roll out “more aggressive” rules regarding hate speech, which CEO Jack Dorsey promised are coming within “weeks” as of late Friday, here’s a quick workaround to kick nazis off of your Twitter feed right now: Go to the ‘Settings...

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Twitter breaks silence on McGowan suspension

[ad_1] Twitter has abruptly broken its own policy of not commenting on individual accounts to explain why it temporarily suspended the account of actress Rose McGowan late yesterday, after she had been tweeting about allegations of sexual abuse and harassment which have been surfacing against Hollywood...

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Twitter removes anti-abortion political ad, proving it can crack down on speech if it wants to

[ad_1] Rep. Marsha Blackburn during the Republican National ConventionImage: Alex Wong/Getty ImagesBy Kerry Flynn2017-10-09 21:13:44 UTC Twitter just proved it can and it will crack down on political ads. Twitter removed a campaign promo from Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn, where she referred to an abortion as...

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So a bunch of Twitter users actually sued Trump for blocking them

[ad_1] Twitter users blocked by President Donald Trump weren't just threatening legal action if the president didn't unblock them on the social media platform — they followed through.  The seven users through the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Trump...

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UK and France to jointly pressure tech firms over extremist content

[ad_1] The leader of the UK’s new minority government, Theresa May, is in France today for talks with her French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, and the pair are slated to launch a joint crack down on online extremism. Under discussion is whether new legal liability is needed...

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