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If Twitter Won’t Handle Its Massive Harassment Problem, These Women Will

If Twitter Won’t Handle Its Massive Harassment Problem, These Women Will | Soup for thought | Scoop.it

Someone’s finally doing something about Twitter’s gendered harassment problem. There’s just one problem: it isn’t Twitter. Yesterday, Women, Action & the Media (WAM!), a nonprofit group that addresses gender issues in the media, announced that they have partnered with Twitter to “cut down on the harassment of women” on the social media platform.

 

http://www.womenactionmedia.org/2014/11/06/harassment-of-women-on-twitter-were-on-it/

 


Via Caroline Claeys
malek's insight:

WAM!’s project may prove to be a decisive moment in the history of combatting gendered Internet harassment but Twitter should rememberthat.

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