Every suspension enforced by Twitter sets a precedent. Its users deserve to know why.
“We’ve heard nothing officially from the company about the future,” Kelley Calkins, co-founder of the Medium publication partner The Establishment, said.
For a time, “We’re just a platform” was a handy excuse for the unexpected consequences of Silicon Valley’s most important companies. But this year it stopped working.
The legislation comes nine months after a BuzzFeed News report on sexual assault and harassment complaints in Uber’s customer service database.
BuzzFeed News analyzed all the links Donald Trump tweeted since he launched his presidential campaign to determine where the president-elect gets his news.
After documenting a “significant uptick” in anti-Semitic harassment toward journalists, the ADL is calling for better tools and more transparency.
Dex Torricke-Barton wants to bridge the disconnect between Silicon Valley and the rest of the country.
At a pivotal moment, the company is introducing a mute filter, muted conversation threads, and user report infrastructure in an effort to win back its platform from the trolls.
This self-styled conservative pundit and polls truther was the butt of every liberal’s Twitter jokes for over a year. He’s also one of the few to get Trump right. So what happens now? Is Bill Mitchell the unofficial voice of the next administration?
“Facebook was the single most important platform to help grow our fundraising base,” Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale told BuzzFeed News.
They did exactly what they were designed to do.
And 54 others, including “shocked face with exploding head.”
One thing new media probably won’t have? A $30 million set.