Abuse

06.25.15
Women, LGBT least safe on Facebook, despite 'real name' policy
06.25.15

Women, LGBT least safe on Facebook, despite 'real name' policy

"Facebook is the most misused social media platform by abusers."

By V. Blue,   06.25.15
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06.17.15
Twitter buys a machine learning company to better study your tweets
06.17.15

Twitter buys a machine learning company to better study your tweets

Twitter thrives on its ability to understand both your tweets and the hot topic of the day, and it...

By J. Fingas,   06.17.15
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06.01.15
Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal
06.01.15

Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal

You can't be sent to prison for kinda sorta threats in the real world, and that now applies to the...

By J. Fingas,   06.01.15
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05.20.15
Trolls are using Twitter ads to push hate speech
05.20.15

Trolls are using Twitter ads to push hate speech

As much as Twitter is doing to fight harassment lately, it's clear that ill-willed users are still...

By J. Fingas,   05.20.15
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04.21.15
Twitter's broader abuse powers let it filter hostile tweets
04.21.15

Twitter's broader abuse powers let it filter hostile tweets

Twitter knows that it's not enough just to make it easier to report abusive tweets. You have to ca...

By J. Fingas,   04.21.15
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03.17.15
Twitter makes it easier to report threats to the police
03.17.15

Twitter makes it easier to report threats to the police

While Twitter has already simplified reporting abusive tweets, that's not enough if you're facing...

By J. Fingas,   03.17.15
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02.27.15
Twitter makes reporting trolls easier, cracks down on repeat offenders
02.27.15

Twitter makes reporting trolls easier, cracks down on repeat offenders

In the ongoing battle agains trolls, abusive users and other rule-breakers, Twitter has expanded h...

By M. Smith,   02.27.15
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02.05.15
Twitter's upgrades can't hide its problem nabbing new users
02.05.15

Twitter's upgrades can't hide its problem nabbing new users

For a company that's embedded itself so thoroughly in the fabric of modern communication, Twitter...

By C. Velazco,   02.05.15
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02.05.15
Twitter CEO admits 'we suck at dealing with trolls,' vows to fix it
02.05.15

Twitter CEO admits 'we suck at dealing with trolls,' vows to fix it

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted that "we suck with dealing at trolls on the platform and w...

By S. Dent,   02.05.15
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