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Explainer: What is South Korea's 'gapjil' culture of workplace harassment?
World

Explainer: What is South Korea's 'gapjil' culture of workplace harassment?

Bad behaviour from the rich and powerful towards their employees has become so commonplace in South Korea that society coined a new word for it – ‘gapjil’. The word is a portmanteau for when people in power (gap), abuse those they employ (eul)

Yorkshire racism row: Tim Bresnan denies making racist comments but apologises to Rafiq for bullying
First Cricket News

Yorkshire racism row: Tim Bresnan denies making racist comments but apologises to Rafiq for bullying

Commentator David 'Bumble' Lloyd also took to twitter to apologise to Rafiq after he was accused of making disparaging comments on Asian cricketers to a third party

Football Australia to investigate claims of sexual harassment raised by former members of senior women's team
Sports

Football Australia to investigate claims of sexual harassment raised by former members of senior women's team

Star striker Lisa De Vanna, who earned 150 caps for Australia before her retirement last month, said she was regularly subject to predatory behaviour early in her career.

South Korean star Kim Ji Soo's former classmate accuses him of violence, bullying; actor apologises
Entertainment

South Korean star Kim Ji Soo's former classmate accuses him of violence, bullying; actor apologises

Kim Ji Soo also faced sexual assault allegations with one former classmate claiming that he was a "womaniser."

China revamps a law that now bans 'addictive' content online to protect kids
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China revamps a law that now bans 'addictive' content online to protect kids

No online service or product provider will be allowed to market their product if they flout any of the provisions mentioned in the amendment.

Instagram's new feature will now let you pin up to three comments per post
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Instagram's new feature will now let you pin up to three comments per post

The pinned comments will help popular celebrities, businesses and creators on Instagram better manage their profiles.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tom Hanks sends typewriter, personal letter to Australian boy bullied for his name Corona
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: Tom Hanks sends typewriter, personal letter to Australian boy bullied for his name Corona

Corona De Vries, from the Gold Coast in Queensland state wrote to the Hanks after he and his wife, Rita tested positive for the coronavirus

#MeToo in India: Speaking up against non-sexual harassment should be the next logical step for the movement
Life

#MeToo in India: Speaking up against non-sexual harassment should be the next logical step for the movement

Are women in India dropping off the workforce because of bullying and bias? Speaking up about non-sexual harassment at work should be the most logical next step for the MeToo movement in India, and all over the world.

Noblemen movie review: Kunal Kapoor's film is well-directed despite a convoluted script
Bollywood

Noblemen movie review: Kunal Kapoor's film is well-directed despite a convoluted script

Vandana Kataria’s direction outperforms the script of Noblemen, which feeds on The Merchant of Venice’s concept of revenge.

Facebook outlines ideas for 'external oversight board', to finalise board by August
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Facebook outlines ideas for 'external oversight board', to finalise board by August

Facebook's says that its board will function as an independent court of appeals on content decisions.

The Queer Take: Finding ways to be yourself, despite everyday cruelties that enforce conformity
Life

The Queer Take: Finding ways to be yourself, despite everyday cruelties that enforce conformity

In his fortnightly column The Queer Take, Joshua Muwiya writes: Every day, I see straight men across this country, look at, speak with, and hold each other in ways that I was told by them to be ashamed of, and to let go.

Craig Bellamy temporarily steps down from Cardiff coaching job while being investigated for bullying
Sports

Craig Bellamy temporarily steps down from Cardiff coaching job while being investigated for bullying

Reports suggested that the parents of a young English player complained to Cardiff about Bellamy's behavior toward their son, who has since left the club.

Facebook removed over 2 billion pieces with
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Facebook removed over 2 billion pieces with "unacceptable content" in 2018

Facebook claims that their proactive detection rate for violence and graphic content has increased 25 percent.

You're more likely to be bullied by family, social circles than strangers: Report
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You're more likely to be bullied by family, social circles than strangers: Report

The study shows that 28 percent of online risks came from family and friends.

#MeToo: Companies need to get external hands to vet background checks for management brass, say experts
Business

#MeToo: Companies need to get external hands to vet background checks for management brass, say experts

The financial sector leads in carrying out employee background checks, while the IT industry is fast catching up with data breaches and information confidentiality becoming a big concern.

Instagram is using machine learning to detect bullying in photos and captions
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Instagram is using machine learning to detect bullying in photos and captions

Instagram has also launched a face filter on Stories to promote ‘kindness’ on the platform.

Facebook to allow its users to hide, delete multiple offensive comments at once
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Facebook to allow its users to hide, delete multiple offensive comments at once

The feature is said to arrive on desktops and Android. It will roll out on iOS in the coming months.