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You probably shouldn’t say ‘simp’, ‘incel’ or ‘virgin’ on Twitch anymore

Twitch is updating its hateful conduct and harassment policy soon and as part of the new measures, users are going to be discouraged from using the words ‘simp’, ‘incel’, and ‘virgin’.Last week, Twitch announced widespread changes to its policies around harassment and hateful conduct that will be coming into place on January 22, 2021.As per the streaming platform “women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, Black, Indigenous, and people of color” are frequently harassed on the site, and now bold new measures are being put in place to better safeguard the community and create a more positive, productive space.The new guidelines,…

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Rocksteady issues official response to harassment claims

Rocksteady has issued an official response to allegations of harassment in the workplace.According to Rocksteady since the initial 2018 letter regarding harassment of female employees was received, it has dealt with the issues raised.Rocksteady states that in response to the initial communication, it met with female staff and “dealt with the issues raised.”“All formal complaints were thoroughly investigated, addressed appropriately and a number of serious measures were taken in response to the issues that were surfaced, including discipline or termination of staff,” reads the statement.Since the issues were brought to light, it implemented ways of ensuring it “makes good” on…