online harassment

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
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
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
Twitter

After Trump Targets Union Leader, Twitter Says Rules Apply to All Accounts

On Wednesday a union leader received a number of abusive phone calls after Donald Trump criticized him on Twitter.
Joseph Cox
12.8.16
Sports

'I Hope You Get Raped Again': The Threats You Face as a Woman in Sports Media

For many women in sports reporting, daily sexist harassment and death threats are part of the job.
Diana Tourjée
10.19.16
short circuit

Everyone Can Now Use Instagram’s Tool That Combats Offensive Language

Once available only to a select few, Instagram’s anti-harassment tool automatically deletes offensive comments.
Nicholas Deleon
9.12.16
Film

Kevin Smith Will Keep Making Movies Whether You Like It or Not

"I have experience with making something that the world doesn't fucking dig."
Larry Fitzmaurice
8.31.16
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