Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey poses during a photo shoot in Sydney, New South Wales.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has favored, so that extreme right-wing personalities such as Infowars Alex Jones and white nationalist leader Richard Spencer on his social media platform, despite the objections of some of the Dorsey’s staff.
The news, which comes first, the Wall Street Journal, reported Dorsey, together with other heads of social media companies on Capitol Hill this week to a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
According to the newspaper, there are at least two different occasions, where Dorsey holding in favour of the extreme right-wing activists on the social media platform. Dorsey is also said, overruled the decision to ban conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of the platform in the last month.
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Jones, however, was the use of Twitter blocked for a week after one of his tweets was as a violation of platform rules.
In November 2016, Dorsey also allegedly employees, Spencer said, should be allowed to hold one of his numerous accounts on the Website to the Twitter safety team first joined him from the platform.
Twitter has denied Dorsey was involved in none of the decisions.
“Any hint that Jack is made or revoked, any of these decisions completely and utterly wrong,” the Twitter chief said legal officer, Vijaya Gadde, the magazine. “Our service can only work fairly if it is through the consistent application of our rules, but as the personal views of all executives, including the CEO.”
The Wall Street Journal story comes as large tech companies as a response, for the alleged censorship, conservative and Republican accounts on their platforms, with their best-known critic of President Trump.faced have
Last week, Trump launched an attack on Google, with an early morning tweet accusing the tech giant on the search engine of prejudice against the conservative media and promised that the situation “will be addressed.”
Only a few weeks ago, Trump, other tech giants such as Twitter and Facebook for non-silencing-of the left wing votes – say attacked the “many voices, which can be destroyed,” and promised to address the problem – and he has previously pointed out, the problem of the so-called “shadow ban” on social media platforms, where users, while not banned technically, found your posts to be invisible for most users.
In an effort to curb the bad behavior and the rhetoric of the platform, Twitter is the introduction of a new function, which will show you plans, a picture of a grave stone, which was the place of a tweet, for the violation of platform policies.
Both Dorsey and Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg confirmed, you will be Sept in Washington at the Senate hearing. 5.