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The voice of Twitter's global public policy team.

#Fuerzaenmivoz, una colaboración de Twitter con sociedad civil

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Si bien la semana pasada celebramos el ‘Día de Internet Seguro’ (Safer Internet Day), en Twitter trabajamos todo el año con la sociedad civil para que todos los días sean seguros en la red. Hoy nos enorgullece presentar el resultado del esfuerzo que venimos haciendo en América Latina Hispanohablante.

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Twitter marks Data Privacy Day with events in the US and Europe

A commitment to protecting the privacy of account holders is built into the DNA of Twitter. As such, this Data Privacy Day (@DataPrivacyDay), which falls on January 28 each year, we backed the overall mission to raise awareness of privacy issues and data protection best practices. This message reaches a broad variety of actors in society - individuals, families and corporations - as all of them have an interest in protecting their data and privacy.

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#Transparency update: Twitter discloses national security letters

Today, we’re able to speak openly about two national security requests for the first time, specifically two national security letters (NSLs). These NSLs were accompanied by gag orders when they were served (one in 2015, one in 2016), preventing us from notifying the impacted account holders or publicly disclosing their existence.

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Twitter Dublin launches CoderDojo club with students from local community

Twitter Dublin has long supported @CoderDojo, a global network of free coding clubs for children. Since founding in 2011, CoderDojo has grown from its roots in Cork, with over 1,100 Dojos established in 63 countries. Last Saturday, another Dojo was added to that tally. A group of volunteer employees and some developers welcomed 35 students to the first class of CoderDojo at Twitter Dublin.

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Partnering with the Women's Forum to empower women to speak from a #PositionOfStrength

Twitter partnered with the Women’s Forum for their Global Meeting in Deauville. The Forum is the world’s leading global platform for women to elevate their voices on issues of major social, political, environmental and economic concern. As part of our participation in the three-day event, we hosted our first #PositionOfStrength event in France. #PositionOfStrength is Twitter’s safety and women’s empowerment initiative.

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Partnering to help curb the spread of terrorist content online

We’re partnering with industry peers to help curb the spread of terrorist content online.

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Building young people’s #PowerForGood during UK Anti-Bullying Week

We recently participated and hosted Anti-Bullying Week events across the UK.

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Effective campaigning and elevating alternative narratives with Italian NGOs

We recently hosted Italian NGOs in the city of Rome to discuss alternative narratives and elevating positive content online.

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Twitter brings #PositionOfStrength to @TwitterCanada

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#PositionofStrength is Twitter’s safety and women’s empowerment initiative and we recently brought it to @TwitterCanada. Following similar events in Australia, India, México, Ireland, the U. S.

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Twitter supports Radicalisation Awareness Network campaign encouraging Europeans to #ExitHate

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Twitter supports the work of the Radicalisation Awareness Network with mentoring and a pro-bono Twitter for Good ad grant to promote the #ExitHate campaign - resonates with almost 900,000 views

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