Twitter boss makes personal apology to troll victims

The head of Twitter UK, Tony Wang, has made a personal apology to the women who have experienced abuse and sexual threats on the social media platform.

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I personally apologize to the women who have experienced abuse on Twitter and for what they have gone through.

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The abuse they've received is simply not acceptable. It's not acceptable in the real world, and it's not acceptable on Twitter.

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There is more we can and will be doing to protect our users against abuse. That is our commitment.

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