A guy has been arrested over the deluge of threats aimed at Caroline Criado-Perez on Twitter.
The 21-year-old was detained earlier in the Manchester area on suspicion of
Oh yes? Interesting.
Via her Twitter page on Sunday evening she said she was at a police station making a statement and that there were “many more threats to report”.
The Metropolitan Police said an allegation of “malicious communications” had been made to officers in Camden on Thursday.
An online petition set-up in response to the abuse called on Twitter to introduce a “report abuse” button and received thousands of signatures.
Labour said on Sunday that it had written to Twitter complaining that it had been “weak” to tell Ms Criado-Perez to take her complaints to the police.
“Of course it is right to report such abuse to the police,” shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper wrote.
“But social media platforms also have a responsibility for the platform they give users.”
Ms Cooper said Twitter should carry out a full review of its abuse and complaints policies.
Yes, it should.