Monday, August 2

derechos de las mujeres

China, cuentas, derechos de las mujeres, grupos, LGBT, minorías sexuales, Noticias, Redes sociales, WeChat

WeChat closes accounts of LGBT groups in China | Digital Trends Spanish

WeChat, the most popular social networking service in China, deleted accounts on LGBT issues maintained by university students and non-governmental groups. The platform sent account administrators a notice that they were violating the rules, but did not provide further details, according to the founder of one of the LGBT groups, who asked not to be identified in an AP article for possible retaliation by the government. It is still not clear if this decision was ordered from the executive, but it comes at a time when the government tightens political controls and tries to silence groups that could criticize it. The same source pointed out that the official attitude is increasingly strict. The content of the WeChat accounts that included personal stories and photos of collective events we...
acoso sexual, Amnistía Internacional, derechos de las mujeres, discursos de odio, Noticias, Redes sociales, Twitter

Amnesty International: Twitter is “toxic” for women | Digital Trends Spanish

A 2018 study by Amnesty International - dubbed Toxic Twitter - stated that a woman received an abusive message on the social network every 30 seconds and that of the 14.5 million tweets that mentioned women, 1.1 million were abusive or problematic. In response to the complaints, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, announced that he would take measures to control the spread of this type of hate speech. But this Tuesday, September 22, Amnesty International revealed a analysis noting that Twitter is still not doing enough to protect women from violence and abuse online on the platform. "Our analysis shows that despite some progress, Twitter is not doing enough to protect female users, leading many women to silence or censor themselves on the platform," said Rasha Abdul Rahim, Co-...