Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has made a public response to the uproar that has ignited after actress Rose McGowan had her social media account suspended on Thursday.
Dorsey tweeted, “We need to be a lot more transparent in our actions in order to build trust.” He also acknowledged that the company
It was journalist Kara Swisher who put attention on the company for unfairly determining what is newsworthy and what isn’t.
witter has long defended that Trumo’s tweets are not deleted because they ARE “newsworthy.”
Twitter has said awhile back, “We … consider a number of factors when assessing whether Tweets violate our Rules.
Among the considerations is ‘newsworthiness’ and whether a Tweet is of public interest. This has long been internal policy and we’ll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it. We need to do better on this, and will.”
Twitter user JasonCross00 said, “You often ARE selectively applying those rules, removing one user and allowing another to stay when they do the same thing.”
Dorsey responded, “We do need to do a better job at showing that we are not selectively applying rules.”
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