Big Tech Pledges To Do Better Battling Internet Violence Against Women. History Suggests They’ll Come Up Short.

By Nina Wolpow | Originally published: Forbes

Seven years after GamerGate, Facebook, Google, Twitter and TikTok have collectively pledged to put an end to what an open letter called a “pandemic of online abuse against women and girls.” The pledge followed the World Wide Web Foundation’s publication of the letter, which was signed by over 200 influential women including politicians and celebrities, and came during the UN Women’s Generation Equality Forum in Paris.