Twitter is ‘a sewer’, says Varadkar
Tánaiste criticises the company’s response to complaints about abuse as the government prepares a bill to set up an online safety regulator
Leo Varadkar has described Twitter as a “sewer” that needs to be cleaned up.
The Tánaiste has been a frequent user of the social media platform for over a decade with more than 420,000 people following his account.
However, he strongly criticised Twitter as the “worst” of all the social media platforms because it is "very poor” when it comes to responding to complaints about abusive Tweets.
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