First lady convening tech companies to tackle cyberbullying

By: AP | Washington |
Published: March 14, 2018 10:20 am

During the presidential campaign, Melania Trump mentioned doing work to address bullying _ a notable choice given the president-elect’s penchant for name-calling on social media. (Source: AP/File)

First lady Melania Trump is bringing together tech giants to talk about ways to fight cyberbullying and promote internet safety, representatives of three companies said Tuesday.

Among the companies expected to attend the March 20 meeting: Amazon, Snap, Facebook, Google and Twitter. The meeting was confirmed by Amazon and representatives of two companies speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the plans publicly.

Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, said in a statement that Mrs. Trump “has simply asked for a meeting to…

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