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Twitter: power and responsibility by Intellectual Forum, Jesus College

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Date & time Jan 27, 07:30PM
Ends on Jan 27, 09:00PM
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Jesus College, United Kingdom
Creator fbergstrom
Category workshop
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Twitter: power and responsibility by Intellectual Forum, Jesus College

Regulating and protecting the Open Internet with Twitter’s Senior Director of Global Public Policy, Nick Pickles.



About this event


Social media has transformed the world. Twitter has grown incredibly since its creation in 2006 and now has nearly over 200 million active users. With great power comes great responsibility – and Twitter is constantly having to work out how best to balance issues such as freedom of speech and safety online. Recently they published a set of principles to inform how policymakers can protect the Open Internet while regulating various aspects of it.


How should people and governments respond to social media? How do we get the benefits, whilst avoiding the harms?


Join us to discuss these issues with Twitter’s Senior Director of Global Public Policy, Nick Pickles.



What COVID-19 measures do you currently have in place?


Please wear a face covering when you are in the building.

We ask that you do not attend if you have any of the main COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms. We encourage you to take a lateral flow test before coming to the event.


We are designing all of our in-person events with decreased capacity. We also ask that during your time with us you act in a way so as to so as to avoid the spread of the virus through best endeavours as recommended by the NHS.


Please make sure that emails from Eventbrite are getting to you. You should get a confirmation email when you book. We will use that email address to contact you closer to the time to update you on current COVID-19 measures.



How do I get to West Court, Jesus College?


The entry to West Court is directly on Jesus Lane, near to the intersection with Park Street. Please DO NOT ENTER through the main entrance to the Porters’ Lodge, known as "the Chimney”. A map is included below to assist you in findingour entrance. Our what3words address is tree.heat.bravo



What transport options do I have?


There is no on-site car parking at JesusCollege for those attending our events unless they hold a Blue Badge. There is limited on-street parking outside the College and the Park Street Car Park is very close. There are also multiple Park and Ride options to the City Centre, which drop you a short walk away from the College.


Regular train services run to Cambridge from London’s Kings Cross Station, London Liverpool Street, London St Pancras, and many other mainline UK stations. The College is located approximately 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) from the railway station. Buses run about every 10 minutes and there is a taxi rank outside the station and one here in the city centre for your return.



What can I bring with me?


There are coat hooks around our building, but there are no storage or coat minding facilities and we cannot take any responsibility for items left unattended. Bikes can be securely locked and there is CCTV. Mobile phones are allowed but must be silenced or placed on airline mode during the event. Flash photography is prohibited.



What if I have access requirements?


West Court is access-friendly and there are hearing loops. Please let us know about any access requirements in advance of any event via [email protected]

You can find information on how we manage your data at https://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/college/about-us/data-protection.

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