Perhaps, a bigger issue here is that no company would ever give an African-American civil rights group, a Jewish group that fights anti-semitism, an LGBT group, an immigrants rights group, a group that fights for the rights of the disabled or any other such group that fights against prejudice of people such power over their clientele and company policies. Only when it comes to a feminist group would giving them such reins over their company even be considered.
Well, you could see this coming. Twitter announced last Thursday that it was teaming up with a left-feminist activist group to investigate gender-based harassment on the social networking site:
A group called Women, Action, and the Media, which advocates for better representation of women, is testing a new reporting process for gender-based harassment. The group developed a tool for reporting harassment and will forward confirmed reports to Twitter. “If it checks out, we’ll escalate it to Twitter right away (24 hours max, hopefully much less than that) and work to get you a speedy resolution,” says the group, which abbreviates itself as WAM. “But please note: we’re not Twitter, and we can’t make decisions for them.”
I wondered what exactly this small non-profit believes in. You can check them out here or check their agenda from the statements in the video above. Their core objective is what they call…
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