TripAdvisor, an online travel and restaurant booking platform, will begin implementing safety filters in wake of recent reports of sexual assault by users. The travel agency says it found 1,100 reviews that mentioned some for of sexual assault within in the last year.
The new search filter will show reviews that mention sexual assault or misconduct by employees of a business.
“This is a significant and promising change,” says Guardian reporter Rossalyn Warren.
TripAdvisor, which has about 456 million visitors a month, faced mounting pressure after Warren's previous reporting on this issue.
In March, Warren reported about concerns raised by women who said they were sexually assaulted by staff employees of hotels and businesses promoted on Tripadvisor.com.
It seems apparent that because of her report, they're making this much-needed change.
Here's an excerpt from her latest report:
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