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Twitter Creates “Trust and Safety Council” to Combat Harassment

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There are more than 300 million active users on Twitter, the “micro” social media site that has, in five years, gone from novelty to necessity. It’s been a great tool for entrepreneurs, publishers (like this one!), and artists. It’s also been a great tool for trolls and hate-filled people, and that’s something the company has finally set out to combat, with today’s announcement of the creation of the Trust and Safety Council. 
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The Unfortunate Impossibility of Keeping Emotions Out of Elections

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The months after both major parties’ conventions may be the most intense time of the election cycle, but in my experience, it’s the primaries that are most emotional. It’s when the narcissism of (often, not always) small differences between candidates erupts into binary stereotypes that make everyone involved look petty, and when people who used to think they agreed with one another begin to see their points of divergence as irreconcilable conflicts.
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