Twitter undertakes more stringent measures in the area of sexual abuse

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Twitter is planning to impose new restrictions on pornographic and hateful imagery as part of a renewed effort to tackle the problem of abuse on the social network.

The us company has also said that they intend to examine the complaints of the users more quickly.

The efforts are described in an e-mail leaked from the head of the security company, which has been published by Wired.

But one UK charity has already said that the society needs to go beyond “tinkering” with its existing rules.

Twitter executive Jack Dorsey, had said on Friday that he planned to announce a “more aggressive stance” against the online abuse this week, after Twitter has been criticized to temporarily disable the account-Rose McGowan – an actress, who had accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of rape.

Harvey Weinstein denies all allegations of non-consensual sex.

The UK government has also recently called on the leading social media to do more to address the problem, and suggested Twitter and others would have to pay a contribution to fund anti-abuse campaigns in the future.

Twitter has confirmed that a cable report of precise.

“Even if we decided to share these updates later this week, we hope that our approach and the upcoming changes, as well as our collaboration with the Trust and the Council of Safety, and show how seriously we are rethinking our rules, and how quickly we are moving to update our policies and to enforce them,” a spokesman told the BBC.

The council referred to is a new body of 50 independent organizations that Twitter intends to consult to ensure its users can “express themselves with confidence”.

Its members include the Internet Watch Foundation, EU Kids Online and the UK Safer Internet Centre.Upskirt photos

Loss of e-mail had been addressed to the members of the newly formed council.


Among the new steps are:
the immediate and permanent suspension of the account identified as the original source of the nude images taken and shared without the subject’s permission. In the past, leaders faced with a temporary lock if it was the first time that he had committed the crime
the definition of non-consensual nudity was expanded to include hidden cameras content, and “upskirt” images that may have been captured without the victim being aware
hate symbols and other hateful images will now be considered as media, and must be marked as such by the poster, allowing the content to be initially hidden behind the warning alerts
the action can be taken against unwanted sexual advances, even if the complaint was made by someone who was not a participant in the conversation

Twitter adds that unspecified “measures of execution” is scheduled for against account-holding groups that have historically used violence to advance their causes.

In addition, he promises to start taking measures against those who send messages that glorify or condone violence, even if the users do not issue threats of them.

In these and other cases, “more details” promised.

In the same way, the e-mail says that Twitter will be “investments” in reducing the time required to handle complaints, but is not specific about what his new goals.

The proposals have been welcomed by the Fawcett Society – the BRITISH kind-the campaign for the rights of the group that previously accused Twitter of “failing women”.

But charity – that is not a member of the new board, said of Twitter and the manager should go above and beyond.

“These are positive changes that do more to recognise the impact of abusive behaviour online,” said Jemima Olchawski, the company responsible for the policy.

“However, our research shows that it takes Twitter, too, too long to respond to abusive tweets – if they do at all.

“As a minimum, the offending content must be removed within 24 hours from notification. Twitter must commit the resources to do this, the significant policy, tinkering will not be enough.”