Sunday, January 16, 2022

Twitter tightens up safety rules, banning unconsented photos of users

Twitter private information safety rules has modified this morning. It’s to prohibit the sharing of photographs or videos of private individuals without their express permission. Users have already prohibited from sharing others’ personal information without their consent. Such as their address or location, identification documents, non-public contact information, financial information, or medical data, according to the site. However, with this change, the anti-harassment and anti-doxxing policies become even more robust.

While this is true, it does not imply that Twitter will demand consent from everyone who appears in a photo or video before it has released. However, if a person depicted in the media requests that the media be taken down, Twitter will comply.

We will remove private images and videos if we have alerted by the individuals portrayed, or by their authorized representative. Also that they did not consent to having their private image or video broadcast, Twitter stated in an update. According to Twitter, “This policy does not apply to media containing public figures or individuals where the media and accompanying Tweet text are provided for the benefit of the public or contribute value to public conversation”.

For public people, Twitter has underlined that it may remove anything designed to harass them. In accordance with its existing policies against abusive behaviour, which prohibit the sharing of non-consensual nude photographs. When choosing whether to remove anything regarding public personalities. The business says it will consider if the information is already available in other public media, such as television and newspapers.

In addition, in case you missed it, Jack has resigned from his position as CEO of the social media platform Twitter. However, there is no indication that this policy shift has connected to his departure.

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