- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was recently asked about an alleged killer who preyed on vulnerable people using Twitter, and how the company is working to prevent such tragedies in the future.
- Last month, a man was arrested in Japan on suspicion of murdering nine people.
- Yesterday, Jack Dorsey gave his first on-camera opinion on the topic to Japanese site NHK, where he said, “We need to take on a responsibility to make sure that our tool is being used in positive and healthy ways.” At the same time, some officials in Japan are calling for stricter regulations on sites like Twitter where suicidal people might express their thoughts.
- Earlier this month, Twitter updated its policy, with one of the changes being clearer rules regarding tweets about self-harm.
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