“Hate speech on Twitter reportedly steered Disney away from buying the company”

The trolls who take a toll on their fellow Twitter users with alarming regularity have finally taken a toll on Twitter itself. Bloomberg reports that the Walt Disney Co. ditched a potential acquisition of the social-media platform, in part because it did not want the family-friendly Disney brand to be associated with the hate speech…

On a hopeful note: maybe this will get Twitter to look into it much more. Also worth noting that this would be the perfect time to let Twitter users buy the company!


[via The hate speech on Twitter reportedly steered Disney away from buying the company — Quartz]

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