A report says Twitter was slow to respond to an account created by a Russian troll farm that tweeted messages claiming to come from the Tennessee Republican Party.
After coming under fire last week for suspending actor Rose McGowan’s account in the midst of her pointing out the worrying phenomenon of sexual harassment in Hollywood, Twitter’s attempt at firefighting was weak, to say the least. CEO...Show More Summary
Twitter's downward spiral into a platform where abuse thrives has been well-documented over the years, but harassment on Twitter is in the news again this week because the company suspended actress Rose McGowan after she tweeted about sexual abuse in Hollywood. Show More Summary
The latest crackdown targeted accounts including one that tweeted out factual historical information. A second Doug Ford satirical account, @frodnation2018, was suspended on Oct. 12, but it is unclear what suddenly prompted the suspension. Show More Summary
Jack Dorsey got the message. Probably. All day Friday, many women refused to tweet in protest of Twitter's decision to suspend actress Rose McGowan's account as she spoke out against Harvey Weinstein and sexual harassment and assault...Show More Summary
ESPN suspends Jemele Hill for two weeks after suggesting fans boycott Cowboys’ sponsors – October 9th Jemele Hill was suspended two weeks (with pay) after tweeting fans should boycott the Dallas Cowboys’ sponsors after Jerry Jones said players who are “disrespecting the flag” won’t play. Show More Summary
When Twitter temporarily suspended actress Rose McGowan’s account on Thursday (reportedly due to violating rules), some women on Twitter responded with a boycott.
The angry and horrified reaction to the Harvey Weinstein scandal is taking some unexpected turns. Actress Rose McGowan had her Twitter account temporarily suspended; Twitter said this was because one of her Tweets included someone’s non-public phone number. Show More Summary
The #WomenBoycottTwitter started a discussion on Friday, but women of color are asking: Where was this a few days ago? Or a few months ago? The boycott started after Rose McGowan was suspended from Twitter Thursday morning for posting a private phone number, which violated the company's term of service. Show More Summary
The site suspends an actor's account, but won't prevent neo-Nazis from spewing hate. On the heels of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal, which has seen more and more women step forward with stories of harassment and physical abuse, a new controversy is brewing on social media. Show More Summary
Today, many women are "boycotting" (not using) Twitter for a day, in support of Rose McGowan, after she was suspended from Twitter. I will not be tweeting today, in solidarity with McGowan and other survivors of sexual abuse who feel...Show More Summary
#WomenBoycottTwitter is trending after actress Rose McGowan’s account was suspended as she tweeted her criticisms of Harvey Weinstein. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports.
Twitter has been at the centre of a firestorm of criticism this week following its decision to temporarily suspend actress Rose McGowan's account following her comments about the Harvet Weinstein controversy — and now some women areShow More Summary
Stars are voicing their support for Rose McGowan by ditching Twitter for the day. After Twitter suspended the 44-year-old actress for violating its terms and policies, a movement quickly gained speed with the #WomenBoycottTwitter hashtag to encourage women and allies to silence their social media accounts on Friday (October 13). Chrissy Teigen, Gina Rodriguez, and [...]
Unlike Hollywood hypocrites like Ashley Judd and other actresses who sold their souls to Harvey Weinstein in exchange for their career success, Rose McGowan is not being silent.
Thousands are rallying in support of actress Rose McGowan and calling for a Twitter boycott after her account was temporarily suspended as she used the social media platform to advocate against sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood. Many used the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter as the call to...
Photo. Getty On Wednesday night, Rose McGowan's Twitter account was suspended. McGowan had used the platform as a soapbox to call out sexual harassment in Hollywood, posting a series of tweets about Harvey Weinstein as well as telling...Show More Summary
Twitter’s moderation team has been tested in recent weeks by three high-profile cases. An actress-turned-activist suspended for tweeting a private phone number.A politician whose anti-abortion campaign ad Twitter censored, and then released in full.A president whose account Twitter declined to...
ESPN suspended Jemele Hill on Monday after what the network described as her “second violation of our social media guidelines.” Hill will be sidelined for two weeks after a series of tweets in which she suggested fans boycott DallasShow More Summary
Rose McGowan is back on Twitter on Thursday (October 12) after being suspended one day prior – and she’s speaking out once again. The 44-year-old actress, who is one of the most vocal celebrities involved in the unraveling of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, called out Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Amazon Studios in [...]