Twitter asks for nonprofit help in fighting trolls

Twitter’s new Trust & Safety Council, backed by a wide variety of nonprofits, aims to tackle one of the major struggles that it and its users have faced over the years: the proliferation of harassment on the social network.

The social network, which has faced some high-profile defections in recent months announced that it was collaborating with more than 40 nonprofits on the council. Among the new members are the National Cyber Security Alliance, GLAAD, the Internet Watch Foundation, the Anti-Defamation League, and the Dangerous Speech Project.

“To ensure people can continue to express themselves freely and safely on Twitter, we must provide more tools and policies,” said Patricia Cartes, the company’s head of global policy outreach. Read more via Associations Now