nell thomas (@nellwyn )

nell thomas

Bio analyst always. currently chief technology officer @thedemocrats. data alum of @facebook, @hfa, @etsy. tweets sporadic and my own.
Location Brooklyn, NY
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iPhone : A deer entered a Colorado store. The store owner gave him some chocolate chip cookies. The deer left the store and returned after half an hour with all his family members 😍

iPhone : “Change is possible. Change is probable. And there is hope.”

WATCH: 'What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?' By Frederick Douglass : NPR npr.org/2020/07/03/884…

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Twitter Web App : Hello beloved, mask-wearing customers! Our Prince Street, Williamsburg, and Seaport stores are now open to the public — 12pm to 7pm every day.

Twitter Web App : This seems like an important, positive change to News Feed.

Facebook would do well to continue down this path and, as the largest news aggregator in the world, systematically favor trusted, authoritative news *sources* that do quality original reporting. twitter.com/fbnewsroom/sta…

Twitter Web App : you would think the one thing Donald Trump would be able to do is spot absolutely brazen grifters going to town on his campaign but I guess he isn't even good at that! nytimes.com/2020/06/30/us/…

Twitter Web App : "Advertisers are responding to customers" and Facebook is responding to advertisers. A sad statement given Facebook's community-first, people-oriented mission... if only FB responded to its users as well as advertisers right now. twitter.com/emilychangtv/s…

Twitter Web App : Why do social media companies take action against COVID-19 disinformation but not other types of disinfo? Good question.

"Their failure to do so, so far, reflects a lack of will, not ability." - Timothy Durigan

Read more here! medium.com/democratictech…

Twitter Web App : “For those of you who want to dip your toes into politics, a campaign is a great way to do it because it’s time-bound and a way to see what it takes to get someone who shares your values into office.” - nell thomas at #PrideSummit. And you’re my name twin! I’m Nel too. Lesbians Who Tech & Allies pic.twitter.com/HVQMaBqWmy

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Twitter Web App : Imagine getting *worse* at handling hate speech right now. 👀Facebook...

New analysis of social media platforms and their comparative policies out from The Democrats!

politico.com/newsletters/mo…

Twitter Web App : This Friday I'm honored to be joining a panel of amazing The Democrats Tech staffers for a Lesbians Who Tech & Allies discussion of How Technologists Can Save our Democracy -- come join this free community event! 1pm PT / 4pm ET! Sign up (FREE) to join us!

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Twitter Web App : .nell thomas’s team has been doing essential work on these issues this whole cycle. Check out our just-released new resources ⬇️ twitter.com/thedemocrats/s…

Twitter Web App : One of our major updates include the addition of Snapchat to our scorecard as users increasingly turn to the app as a news source. The app’s human-led disinformation team and “safety-by-design” approach are policies other platforms should learn from and adopt.

Twitter Web App : We’re actively updating our scorecard to hold companies accountable, encourage them to reevaluate their policies, and push them to adopt policies that promote transparency and combat disinformation on their platforms. bit.ly/3i4rIJ2

Twitter Web App : After the rampant disinformation that ravaged the 2016 elections, it’s never been more clear that social media companies bear a responsibility to combat abuse and disinformation on their systems. That’s why we’re updating our analysis of their policies on misinformation.