Attacks from internet trolls is now rampant not only on various social media platforms, but on other online communities as well. Facebook and Twitter have been tackling this issue for some time now by employing different measures to protect their users.
In an effort to ensure online safety, Microsoft recently unveiled a website for reporting hateful comments on any of its consumer services. The tech giant has millions of users across services that include OneDrive, Skype, Xbox Live, Docs.com, Outlook, Office 365 and Sway.
Microsoft Chief Online Safety Officer, Jacqueline Beauchere explains further in a blog post that the company will work with governments and has signed up for the European Commission’s campaign against online harassment:
With the web form, users across the globe can report hate speech to the company directly. According to the blog post, the company indicated that hate speech regarding gender, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation/gender identity, disability and race will be removed
MICROSOFT'S NEW TOOLS WONT TOLERATE HATE SPEECH
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