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Boycott Twitter? Women call for day of silence to protest harassment, abuse

Don’t be surprised if your Twitter feed is a lot quieter than usual Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Twitter Pledges "New Rules" on Hate, Abuse After Boycott

Twitter has promised a new crackdown on "unwanted sexual advances" and "hate symbols" after a storm of protest including a boycott by women......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 14th, 2017

#HowIWillChange: Men of Twitter Pledge to Fight Sexual Harassment and Assault

They want women to know they aren't alone The hashtag #MeToo went viral over the weekend, with thousands of women sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault on social me.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune18 hr. 42 min. ago

Twitter rolling out new rules after women lead boycott

Twitter CEO announced that the popular social media platform will unveil a stronger set of rules after women led by actress Rose McGowan and others boycotted the platform......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2017

Rose McGowan's Twitter account suspended: Women to protest

#WomenBoycottTwitter is trending after actress Rose McGowan’s account was suspended as she tweeted her criticisms of Harvey Weinstein. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 13th, 2017

Powerful Male Execs Like Harvey Weinstein Are Why Women Like Me Have Shrugged Off Sexual Harassment

But we can't allow money to silence us when we’re victimized. Apparently, once you turn off the lights and the cameras, Hollywood is no different from any other industry that forces women to e.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 12th, 2017

Use Aadhaar to stop abuse, abandonment of wives by NRI husbands: Govt panel

Move aims at protecting rights of deserted women by NRI husbands or become victims of domestic violence, dowry harassment abroad.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Twitter says there"s "significantly less abuse" on platform now

Twitter's battle to crack down on online harassment is far from over, but it's making some strides......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 20th, 2017

Twitter Crackdown on Abuse Raises Question: Do the Rules Apply to Trump?

Twitter said it has clamped down on harassment on its service, a campaign that is forcing the company to confront tricky questions about how it applies its standards......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 20th, 2017

Readers react to "Money, Power and Sexual Harassment"

After 16 years, entrepreneur Cecilia Pagkalinawan broke her silence about being sexually harassed by an investor. Her story, along with those of five other women, was part of a CNN Tech special published on Saturday, "Money, Power, and Sexual Harassment.".....»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 17th, 2017

Malaysian Muslim group joins Indonesian call for Starbucks boycott

A prominent Muslim group in Malaysia has joined calls by Islamic conservatives in Indonesia for a boycott of Starbucks to protest against the international coffee chain's support of gay rights. Perkasa, a group with about 700,000 members that campai.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 6th, 2017

Malaysian Muslim group joins Indonesian call for Starbucks boycott over LGBT stand

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A prominent Muslim group in Malaysia has joined calls by Islamic conservatives in Indonesia for a boycott of Starbucks to protest against the international coffee chain's support of gay rights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 6th, 2017

Malaysia Muslim group joins Indonesian call for Starbucks boycott over LGBT stand

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A prominent Muslim group in Malaysia has joined calls by Islamic conservatives in Indonesia for a boycott of Starbucks to protest against the international coffee chain's support of gay rights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 6th, 2017

Indian women break tradition of silence, call husbands by their name

Unable to call husbands' names out is a practice a woman has dutifully upheld unquestioningly.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 18th, 2017

Fox News Pushes Back Against Claim It Tried to Silence Ex-Host

The network said Andrea Tantaros’s lawyer did not properly vet facts in accusing it of using fake Twitter accounts to torment her in retaliation for a sexual harassment complaint......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 24th, 2017

Fox News Pushes Back Against Claim It Led Effort to Silence Ex-Host

The network said Andrea Tantaros’s lawyer did not properly vet facts in accusing it of using fake Twitter accounts to torment her in retaliation for a sexual harassment complaint......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 24th, 2017

Women Plan Protest Against Fox News"s Bill O"Reilly Over Sexual Harassment Claims

A plane towing a banner reading "FOX: #DropOReilly, the sexual predator" will fly above New York City......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 17th, 2017

Uniting Against Bill O’Reilly, Women Share Stories of Workplace Harassment

A hashtag to protest the Fox News host morphed into a meeting place for women to discuss their own professional experiences......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 5th, 2017

Banding Against Bill O’Reilly, Women Share Stories of Workplace Harassment

A hashtag to protest the Fox News host morphed into a meeting place for women to discuss their own professional experiences......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 5th, 2017

Here"s what sponsors say about the allegations

Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" is facing an exodus of advertisers in the wake of a New York Times report that five different women had reached settlements over allegations of sexual harassment or verbal abuse against the show's host, Bill O'Reilly......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 4th, 2017

Two brands pull ads from "The O"Reilly Factor" -- will others follow?

Mercedes-Benz said Monday that it has "reassigned" its advertisements on "The O'Reilly Factor" following a report about five settlements with women who alleged sexual harassment or verbal abuse by the show's host, Bill O'Reilly......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 4th, 2017