In response to cases of sexual assault, and sexual harassment, accusing the producer Harvey Weinstein, Twitter has decided to strengthen the regulation of its platform, where harassment remains a major problem. Tuesday, 17 October, the new rules of Twitter were revealed by Wired magazine, who had managed to get an e-mail internal management. Thursday, these have been formalized by Twitter, which has been supplemented with other decisions and provided an implementation schedule extending until January.
For example, it will now be prohibited on the platform to change his user name to insult someone. Prior to this, the people who are victims of harassment, which was cited in the nickname of the abuser in a tweet, were, in spite of themselves to broadcast to their subscribers an insult to them.