Jack Dorsey

Beto O’Rourke: ‘Social Media’ Must Censor ‘Hate Speech’

Social media companies and Internet service providers must censor “hate speech,” said Democrat presidential candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke on Wednesday while speaking with MSNBC. He linked President Donald Trump to “hate speech” — including descriptions of the president as a “racist” and “white supremacist” — in the same interview and subsequent statements.

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Twitter Attempts to Clarify Its Rules

In a series of tweets posted to its own platform, Twitter outlined a number of changes to its rules and policies. Users were skeptical that the company would enforce them fairly.

CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Co-chair / founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey attends the ' #SheInspiresMe: Twitter celebrates female voices & visionaries ' Event at Cannes Lions on June 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images for Twitter)

Sacha Baron Cohen Hammers Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for Empowering Trump

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen claims that Donald Trump would not be President of the United States today if he did not have a Twitter account to “spread lies” and corral “racists,” “white supremacists,” and murderous supporters. The actor also acknowledged that he is “a comedian,” adding, “I don’t really know what I’m talking about.”

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures' 'The Brothers Grimsby' at the Regency Village Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Jack Dorsey Called Ilhan Omar, Promised to Crack Down on Hate Speech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Tuesday about his company’s decision to allow President Donald Trump’s tweet that many mainstream media sources say sparked death threats towards the congresswoman. Dorsey promised to do more to combat alleged hate speech on the social media platform.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Tuesday about his company's decisions to allow President Donald Trump's tweet that many mainstream media sources say sparked death threats towards the congresswoman.