abuse

tech-power

Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends

The app heavily suggested spying on a girlfriend without her consent.
Joseph Cox
7.3.19
tech-social-media

When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users

Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.24.19
tech-social-media

Facebook Quietly Changes Search Tool Used by Investigators, Abused By Companies

Facebook’s Graph Search allowed anyone to search a wealth of public data on Facebook in very specific ways, such as searching content for keywords in a particular point in time.
Joseph Cox
6.10.19
Music

We Asked Wedding DJs How They Feel About Playing Michael Jackson's Music

“If some of us don’t take a stand as professionals, we’re kind of enabling him.”
Noel Ransome
3.13.19
News

Concordia Profs Drinking with Students Led to Sexual Misconduct: Report

“Truly shocking discovery!” tweets student who accused professor of abuse
Hilary Beaumont
3.8.19
Dating

A Collection of Revolting Texts From Men Who Got Rejected

"No wonder you're still alone. Enjoy masturbating forever."
Laura Roscioli
2.21.19
prison

I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses

I've been collecting first-hand accounts from one of Canada’s most violent, dilapidated, and overcrowded northern jails for four years.
Thomas Rohner
2.12.19
Film

Everything We Know About the Controversial New Michael Jackson Documentary

'Leaving Neverland' has already sparked divided reactions and still has a complicated story to tell.
Taylor Hosking
1.11.19
housing

The Most Vulnerable Are Bearing the Brunt of PEI's Housing Crisis

Activists say the lack of decent housing is keeping people in abusive relationships.
Jack Hauen
12.13.18
News

Sarnia Doctor Charged With Sex Crime After Woman’s Weeks-Long Protest

A former patient held a sign saying she was molested by Dr. Kunwar Raj Singh, a pediatrician, when she was 15.
Colin Graf
12.7.18
Noisey News

Full Transcript of XXXTentacion Domestic Abuse Recording Released

The full recording captures the late controversial rapper admitting to instances of violence and domestic abuse and discussing his struggles with suicidal thoughts and trauma.
Andrea Domanick
10.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Fired For Roundhouse Kicking Woman at Anti-Abortion Rally

The video of the hair stylist winding up and roundhouse kicking an anti-abortion protestor has quickly gone viral.
Mack Lamoureux
10.4.18
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