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Twitter reminds everyone it's against the rules to hope someone dies. It didn't go over well.

Published Oct 03 2020 at 6:42 PM GMT
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  • Twitter's abusive behavior policy is supposed to protect everyone.
  • Following Donald Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis, thousands are claiming it doesn't.  On Friday, the social media platform attempted to clarify its rules on abusive tweets, stating: "Tweets that wish or hope for death, serious bodily harm, or fatal disease against anyone are not allowed and will need to be removed.
  • The explanation came following a report from Vice on what content the platform would and would not allow surrounding the health of Trump — who, as of Saturday morning, is not yet on a "clear path to recovery.
  •   tweets that wish or hope for death, serious bodily harm or fatal disease against *anyone* are not allowed and will need to be removed this does not automatically mean suspensionhttps://t co/lQ8wWGL2y0 https://t co/P2vGfUeUQf — Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) October 2, 2020 More about Twitter, Donald Trump, Twitter Abuse, Covid 19, and Culture.




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  • Published Oct 3, 2020 6:42 PM GMT