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Posts Tagged ‘Danny Sullivan’

Twitter’s Director of Trust and Safety Shares a Few Secrets

Her name is Del Harvey (pictured); her Twitter handle is @delbius; and she has one heck of an impressive job title at the chirping bird HQ – director of trust and safety.

During the first day of this week’s SMX Social Media Conference in Las Vegas, Harvey sat down with editor-in-chief Danny Sullivan to discuss exactly what it is that she does. Q&A topics ranged from how spam reported by users is handled to the infamous, temporary banishment from the service during the London Summer Olympics of former west coast Independent correspondent Guy Adams:

“It [Adams] was a case of two independent teams that happened to overlap. Trust and Safety processes reports blind to what else is going on in other departments. It wasn’t an ideal situation. Trust and Safety is completely separate from the rest of the organization. I report to our general counsel.”

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Google Advertises in LA Times

Looking for a double-edged sword as thin as a paper cut? We’ve got it for you, right here. editor Danny Sullivan happened to notice an ad in the Sunday November 21st edition of the Los Angeles Times promoting the new version of the Google Chrome browser. It’s a bit of a bait-and-switch, filtered through the URL Still, it definitely got Sullivan’s attention.

He notes:

Chrome itself has been advertised in newspapers in the UK last December and in various European countries last February and in India during September. Still, it’s a notable move and a sign of how seriously Google treats the entire browser situation.

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