online harassment

White Nationalism

A white nationalist in a Pepe shirt crashed the press conference about his harassment of a black female lawmaker

"The online communications that were sent to Ms. Morris by Max Misch and others were clearly racist and extremely offensive," Attorney General T.J. Donovan said.
Rex Santus
1.15.19
Motherboard

Twitter Harassment of Woman Journalists and Politicians Happens Every 30 Seconds, Study Finds

The study by Amnesty International is purportedly the largest ever to examine the way women are harassed online at this scale.
Samantha Cole
12.18.18
CELEBRITIES

Pete Davidson and Ariana Are Showing Us How to Talk About Online Harassment

After Davidson spoke out about the volatile messages he's been receiving, Grande urged her fans to show him more empathy.
Taylor Hosking
12.4.18
Technology

This Is Why Good People Turn Bad Online

Social media platforms make it way too easy to become a troll.
Gaia Vince
4.3.18
sexual harassment

Explicit photos of female service members are being shared in a Dropbox folder called “Hoes Hoin’”

Anyone with the link can access the photos, underscoring the pervasiveness of online harassment in the U.S. military.
Alexa Liautaud
3.9.18
Twitter

Twitter Updated Its Rules Around Tweeting About Self-Harm and Suicide

More specific guidelines outline what the platform won’t tolerate when it comes to encouraging suicide.
Samantha Cole
2.21.18
internet crime

In a First, a Man Is Charged for Rape Over the Internet

Sweden’s laws don’t require penetration to call it rape.
Samantha Cole
12.1.17
Technology

Technology alone can’t stop online harassment

Caroline Sinders
5.28.17
online harassment

A woman's lawsuit against a neo-Nazi's "troll storm" could change how to fight back against online harassment

Carter Sherman
4.27.17
psychology

People Are Terrifyingly OK with Revenge Porn, New Study Finds

During a survey attempting to examine personality traits that might predispose someone to make or distribute revenge porn, researchers were shocked to discover how few people disapproved of this form of online harassment.
Kimberly Lawson
3.3.17
online harassment

Inside Wikipedia’s Attempt to Use Artificial Intelligence to Combat Harassment

A range of tactics are going to be needed to solve Wikipedia’s problem with harassment.
Sarah Smellie
2.17.17
Twitter

Twitter Finally Cracked Down on ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Writer Lauren Duca has reported a ton of harassment after she appeared on Fox News.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.17
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