Friday, May 27, 2016

Twitter abuse - '50% of misogynistic tweets from women'

UK - Half of all misogynistic tweets posted on Twitter come from women, a study suggests. --Over a three-week period, think tank counted the number of uses of two particular words as indicators of misogyny. --It found evidence of large-scale misogyny, with 6,500 unique users targeted by 10,000 abusive tweets in the UK alone. --Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has said that tackling abuse is a priority.

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