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The Importance Of Minding Your Online Manners

Kate Stone Matheson | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Kate Stone Matheson

Words hurt like hell, and it's the height of bad manners to use them as weapons, especially if you have the intelligence to do so.

Answering a Social Troll - What You Need to Know

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology
Andre Bourque

Terrible people exist all over the world. It's a sad fact of life. And unfortunately, the Internet has given those people the ability to spread hate and malice with almost no real-world repercussions.

28 Percent Of Americans Admit To Being Internet Trolls

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology

Americans are just as mean on the Internet as you thought they were. Twenty-eight percent of Americans admit to participating in "malicious online...

Defense Against Offense: The Reality of 'Trolling' and Its Impact

Michael Darer | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Michael Darer

In the same way that the apology has slowly begun to put the impetus of offense on the offended, it has now become the job of every Internet user to pretend to be as detached and armored as possible.

The 1-Star Amazon Reviews Of Thomas Piketty's Book Are Pretty Funny

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business

Thomas Piketty seems to have stirred up a new Red Scare. His new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, is being hailed as the most important b...

The Disappearing Woman and Life on the Internet

Astra Taylor | Posted 06.10.2014 | Media
Astra Taylor

The Web is regularly hailed for its "openness" and that's where the confusion begins, since "open" in no way means "equal." While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and often amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.