Wednesday, August 01, 2012

What's Trending on Twitter? Itself, After an Ill-Thought-Out Suspension - NYTimes.com

Deeply-nested quasi-journalism
"On Tuesday, both Twitter and NBC backpedaled. While Twitter officials stress that the company generally does not monitor content, Alexander Macgillivray, Twitter’s general counsel, said in a statement on Tuesday that Twitter “did proactively identify a Tweet that was in violation of the Twitter rules and encouraged them” — NBC — “to file a support ticket with our Trust and Safety team to report the violation.”
Chloe Sladden, vice president for media at Twitter, personally apologized on her Twitter feed for “the oversight.” NBC also issued a statement apologizing for having the reporter’s account suspended. Twitter then reactivated the reporter’s account."
What's Trending on Twitter? Itself, After an Ill-Thought-Out Suspension - NYTimes.com
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