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Social media platforms score alarmingly low in LGBTQ community protection

18/07/2022

LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD recently published its 2022 Social Media Safety Index, which claims that some of the major social media platforms are failing to safeguard users of the community. GLAAD evaluated the companies using 12 LGBTQ-specific indicators of online safety in regard to privacy, freedom of...
LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD recently published its 2022 Social Media Safety Index, which claims that some of the major social media platforms are failing to safeguard users of the community. GLAAD evaluated the companies using 12 LGBTQ-specific indicators of online in regard to privacy, freedom of expression, and explicit protections. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok, all scored poorly on the group’s scorecard — less than 50% out of 100%. Here are the detailed scores from highest to lowest: Instagram: 48.38% Facebook: 46.3% YouTube: 45.11% Twitter: 44.7% TikTok: 42.51% Among the most alarming concerns pinpointed by the report…This story continues at The Next Web
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