#GAReads | Women Explain Why They Are Boycotting Twitter


"Women Explain Why They Are Boycotting Twitter":

On Wednesday night, Rose McGowan’s Twitter account was suspended. McGowan had used the platform as a soapbox to call out sexual harassment in Hollywood, posting a series of tweets about Harvey Weinstein as well as telling Ben Affleck to “fuck off.” Twitter belatedly offered an explanation for the suspension, noting that “[McGowan’s] account was temporarily locked because one of her Tweets included a private phone number.” But in response, a former Tumblr trust and safety employee has called Twitter’s excuse “a load of horeshit,” and a flood of users have decided to boycott the service on Friday.

Read Melanie Ehrenkranz's full article at Gizmodo here…