Bullying

08.01.16
Instagram should have had harassment prevention tools years ago
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Instagram should have had harassment prevention tools years ago

The 6-year-old app will soon allow users to disable comments. What took so long?

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09.28.15
Unfriending Facebook friends can be considered bullying in Australia
09.28.15

Unfriending Facebook friends can be considered bullying in Australia

Be careful about deleting a Facebook friend, at least in Australia -- it may be seen as part of a larger harassment campaign.

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06.06.15
Why online harassment is still ruining lives -- and how we can stop it
06.06.15

Why online harassment is still ruining lives -- and how we can stop it

By Sarah Kessler In 2010, Anthony Elonis threatened his estranged wife by writing rants on his Fa...

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05.19.15
'#Notifications' is a weak attempt at simulating online abuse
05.19.15

'#Notifications' is a weak attempt at simulating online abuse

Spend enough time on social media and you're bound to make a mistake that'll piss a few people off...

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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...

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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...

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08.22.14
Apple blocks access to Secret in Brazil after anti-bullying ruling
08.22.14

Apple blocks access to Secret in Brazil after anti-bullying ruling

A few days ago, a Brazilian judge ordered Apple and Google to pull Secret from the local app store...

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08.20.14
Twitter to delete photos of deceased upon family request
08.20.14

Twitter to delete photos of deceased upon family request

After saying it would take a more hands-on approach to bullying, Twitter will now remove images of...

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