In recent months, there’s been a spate of tech companies publishing their staff demographics. We’ve taken the liberty of turning all of them into pie charts — for gender — and bar graphs — for ethnicity — for easy comparison.
As Twitter becomes an increasingly global media entity — and one that controls its own platform — it is running into demands from governments in countries like France and Germany to censor or block access to certain kinds of speech. How will it respond?
An article at Jezebel identifies high-school students who posted racist tweets in the wake of the election, raising a number of questions about what we consider to be an appropriate response to that kind of behavior, and when the cure is worse than the disease.