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TechnologyTwitter's Trust and Safety Council members reportedly feel ignored

04:40  24 august  2019
04:40  24 august  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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On Twitter , every voice has the power to shape the world. We see this power every day, from As we develop products, policies, and programs, our Trust & Safety Council will help us tap into We have more than 40 organizations and experts from 13 regions joining as inaugural members of the Council .

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Members of Twitter'sTrust and Safety Council feel the social media company doesn't value their expertise and input, according to a Friday report by Wired. The members sent a letter to Twitter's leadership on Monday outlining their concerns.

Twitter's Trust and Safety Council members reportedly feel ignored© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Twitter's Trust and Safety advisers reportedly want to discuss the future of the council after feeling ignored. Angela Lang/CNET

Among their qualms is that they sometimes don't get updates for months, have trouble reaching company contacts in some regions and don't get a heads-up about policy or product changes. The members ask for a call with CEO Jack Dorsey to talk about the future of the council.

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Prominent GamerGate figure clashed with council member Anita Sarkeesian. Remember a few days ago, when Twitter elevated anti-GamerGate leader Anita Sarkeesian to its " Trust and Safety Council ," an imperious-sounding committee with Robespierre-esque powers to police discussion on the social

In 2016, Twitter created the Trust and Safety Council, composed of more than 40 external groups and experts that provide advice to ensure users' safety.

The letter was emailed by Alex Holmes, deputy CEO at the Diana Award, an organization focused on anti-bullying efforts and online safety programs, Holmes confirmed to CNET. Holmes told Wired the letter doesn't represent every council member's views.

"There have been no advance heads-up of Twitter's policy or product changes to the council, leaving many of us to have no prior warning or let alone knowledge when answering press and media enquiries about our role and involvement in the council," the letter reads. "This is embarrassing."

Twitter's Trust and Safety advisors say the company isn't listening

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Twitter ' s stock price has been tanking. Unlike their rival Facebook, they're not growing followers, either. So yesterday, CEO Jack Dorsey made his big He's appointed a board of censors called a " Trust and Safety Council ." Doesn't that sound Orwellian? WATCH and I'll tell you about some of its members

Twitter recently announced a new " Trust and Safety Council " to help in this task. As Twitter works to "develop products, policies, and programs," the council will "help us tap into the expertise and input of organizations at the intersection of these issues more efficiently and quickly."

Nick Pickles, director for public policy strategy at Twitter, said in a statement that the company is committed to working with partners to keep Twitter's users safe.

"We've been discussing ways we can improve how we work with partners, experts and advocates, including having conversations with our Trust and Safety Council members," Pickles said. "From those conversations, we've heard that one small, centralized group isn't reflective of Twitter's role in the world, so we're working on ways to hear more regularly from a more diverse range of voices."

Twitter's Trust and Safety Council members reportedly feel ignored© CNET

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