Trolls

04.13.15
Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK
04.13.15

Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK

Posting revenge porn has always been a bad idea, but the UK is about to make examples of those hea...

By J. Fingas,   04.13.15
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03.23.15
Twitter helps verified users keep trolls out of their tweets
03.23.15

Twitter helps verified users keep trolls out of their tweets

It's not all sunshine and roses for Twitter's verified users. They may have more features, but tha...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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02.23.15
PS4's game-sharing feature used to delete a kid's 'Destiny' characters
02.23.15

PS4's game-sharing feature used to delete a kid's 'Destiny' characters

The very conceit of PlayStation 4's Share Play feature is futuristic as all get-out, but it has a...

By T. Seppala,   02.23.15
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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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01.23.15
Angry Twitter is bad for your health
01.23.15

Angry Twitter is bad for your health

You've got to tell them. They're so wrong. What an idiot. Unbelievable. This will show them. Getti...

By M. Smith,   01.23.15
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12.02.14
Twitter makes it easier to report abusive tweets
12.02.14

Twitter makes it easier to report abusive tweets

If you've ever been the victim of harassment on Twitter, you know how hard it has been to report a...

By J. Fingas,   12.02.14
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11.04.14
Why Samaritans' app to spot depressed tweets does more harm than good
11.04.14

Why Samaritans' app to spot depressed tweets does more harm than good

Last week, counselling charity Samaritans launched Radar, a new social media service that remotely...

By M. Brian,   11.04.14
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10.20.14
UK wants tougher prison sentences for internet trolls
10.20.14

UK wants tougher prison sentences for internet trolls

Online harassers in the UK may soon face much harsher consequences for their scare tactics. Justic...

By J. Fingas,   10.20.14
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10.14.14
Gaming culture critic Sarkeesian cancels speech after school shooting threats (update)
10.14.14

Gaming culture critic Sarkeesian cancels speech after school shooting threats (update)

Following threats of extreme violence at Utah State University, feminist culture-critic Anita Sark...

By T. Seppala,   10.14.14
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