abuse

tech-power

Twitter Pushed Adverts for Spyware to Monitor Girlfriends

The app heavily suggested spying on a girlfriend without her consent.
Joseph Cox
7.4.19
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
6.25.19
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
6.11.19
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
Essays

'Leaving Neverland' Is a Reckoning for Michael Jackson Fans

The documentary which airs in the UK on 6 and 7 March asks viewers to bear witness to the allegations of abuse against the late pop star.
Ann-Derrick Gaillot
3.5.19
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
Noisey News

Ryan Adams Accused of Manipulation and Abuse in New Report

The New York Times interviewed a number of women who allege that Adams offered them chances to advance their careers while also pursuing them sexually. Through a lawyer, he denied the accusations.
Colin Joyce
2.14.19
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
2.13.19
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
Unfollow Me

How to Help a Friend in an Abusive Relationship

It can be hard to know what to do when your friend has a violent or controlling partner. Here are some things you can do to support them.
Sirin Kale
11.21.18
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
10.29.18
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
10.5.18
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