CNET: Twitch Launches Revamped Reporting Tool to Better Respond to ‘Hate Raids’

CNET: Twitch Launches Revamped Reporting Tool to Better Respond to ‘Hate Raids’. “Twitch is updating its reporting tool to make it easier for members to flag behavior that violates the platform’s standards. Launching next week, the feature’s ‘simpler, more intuitive design’ will allow users to cite the specific reason they are flagging content and include menus based on whether you’re reporting a VOD, clip or live content.”

TechCrunch: Twitter will use new data from reported tweets to identify platform problems earlier

TechCrunch: Twitter will use new data from reported tweets to identify platform problems earlier. “Like most social media companies, Twitter has long relied on user reporting to flag potentially policy-violating tweets. But in its new imagining of that system those reports would provide the company with a richer picture of behavior on the platform rather than just a way to evaluate individual incidents in isolation.”

Lifehacker: How to Report Racist or Abusive Posts on Social Media

Lifehacker: How to Report Racist or Abusive Posts on Social Media. “Social media is a powerful tool for promoting a cause, but lax posting policies also leave plenty of room for users to spout racist, hateful and violent rhetoric or to dox innocent people. When social media platforms aren’t quick on the draw to monitor and take down abusive content, you can help them out by flagging or reporting posts. Here’s a quick review of what’s allowed on major platforms and how you can report violations.”