Twitter has updated its reporting form to include content that targets people with disabilities, the social networking giant announced on Monday and according to this article in ZDNet. Twitter's report page now includes "disability" as an example of a tweet that "Directs hate against a protected category" along with race, religion, gender, and orientation, having previously been omitted.
The update follows calls from disability advocate Natalie Weaver for Twitter to include hate against people with disabilities as a category in their violation reporting. Weaver had originally reported a tweet that used a photo of her daughter, who has Rett syndrome, to promote eugenics, according to The Mighty.
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I bet there will be many false positives and it may result in a huge number of people getting banned for no reason.
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