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No Stamp Required: All Too Easy for #Bahrain Twitter Trolls

Brian Dooley | Posted 09.25.2015 | World
Brian Dooley

Bahrain continues to be shaken by unrest that flared in early 2011 when peaceful protests were violently suppressed by the ruling dictatorship. Part of the repression continues through laws criminalizing online criticism of the ruling family, and a sustained social media attack against those who defend human rights.

4 Ways Twitter Can Curb Its Harassment Problem

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology

Make it happen, Twitter.

#GamerGate Harasses Brianna Wu After She Tweets About Her Dead Dog

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.02.2014 | Technology

#GamerGate's newest target in its quest for ethical gaming journalism is a dead dog.

Twitter Teams With Advocacy Group To Fight Harassment Against Women

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.07.2014 | Technology

A new tool launched Thursday is aiming to collect data on gendered harassment and abuse on Twitter in an effort to help victims.

Twitter To Crack Down On Abusive Talk, Rape Threats

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology

LONDON -- Twitter is handing down new rules to control abusive language, the company said Saturday, a move which follows a barrage of nasty, harassing...

Are We Losing Our Integrity in Social Media?

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Baseless information, rushed comments, unethical statements, insults and cursing have become common on the Internet. In this unfortunate situation we are losing our common sense and neglecting our wisdom. It will be worse if it continues as it is.