France fines Google $167 million over unpredictable advertising rules
Google says it will appeal the decision.
Twitter says it's better at spotting abusive tweets than users
More than 50 percent of tweets removed for abusive content didn't involve a user report.
House passes controversial copyright bill that could be abused by trolls
It would create a small-claims court for copyright cases.
Reddit widens its anti-harassment policies to enable swifter crackdowns
Multiple communities have been banned as a result.
'Night in the Woods' studio cuts ties with co-founder Alec Holowka
Game maker Zoë Quinn accused him of harassment and abuse.
Two-thirds of online gamers in the US experience 'severe' harassment
And according to an ADL survey, nearly 30 percent have been doxxed.
Twitter will label tweets from politicians that violate rules
It'll also downrank the flagged tweets in its algorithms.
Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior
"Gaming is for everyone," Phil Spencer wrote.
Researchers say Twitter's not doing enough to combat abuse
Third-party apps connecting with the API to spread disinformation is a big problem.