Online Harassment

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Instagram will now tell you if your captions may be considered offensive
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Instagram will now tell you if your captions may be considered offensive

The feature is currently rolling out to users in select countries, and it will be available for everyone in the coming months.

In the age of social media, teenagers need assurance of safety instead of our criticism
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In the age of social media, teenagers need assurance of safety instead of our criticism

Parental involvement can be influential in supporting teens ability to manage online harassment.

Twitter will now let you give more specific reasons when you're reporting tweets
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Twitter will now let you give more specific reasons when you're reporting tweets

When you click on Report Tweet, you will be taken to a main menu followed by an additional menu for more context.

How the online space for women is in a crisis and what needs to be done about it
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How the online space for women is in a crisis and what needs to be done about it

As we celebrate Women’s Day, the online space is still a hostile environment for many women.

Teen girls twice as likely as boys to experience depression due to social media
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Teen girls twice as likely as boys to experience depression due to social media

Depression via social media is mainly due to online harassment, disturbed sleep and poor body image.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi actor Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence on online harassment, toxic fan culture
Entertainment

Star Wars: The Last Jedi actor Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence on online harassment, toxic fan culture

In an NYT column, Tran said the trolling impacted her in a negative way, strengthening her own insecurities of growing up as an Asian kid in America.

Building resilience: Responding to cyber-bullying in Sri Lanka
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Building resilience: Responding to cyber-bullying in Sri Lanka

Targeted online, often through vicious commentary on their appearance, five Sri Lankans talk about how they fought back | #Longreads

Online sexual harassment: Kerala HC ruling a good start but govt needs to hold internet intermediaries accountable
India

Online sexual harassment: Kerala HC ruling a good start but govt needs to hold internet intermediaries accountable

In Majeesh K Mathew v. State of Kerala, the Kerala HC observed that making comments on social media which contain sexually explicit content against a woman amounts to online sexual harassment

ABVP members allegedly attack DU student activist Kawalpreet Kaur at event on online harassment of women
India

ABVP members allegedly attack DU student activist Kawalpreet Kaur at event on online harassment of women

DU student Kawalpreet Kaur was at Satyawati College to speak about her own experience of online harassment. The unions, which included the ABVP, were protesting the invite extended to her

Microsoft lists parental controls on Windows 10 to keep kids safe from cyber-bullying
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Microsoft lists parental controls on Windows 10 to keep kids safe from cyber-bullying

According to Microsoft's "Digital Civility Index", it has been observed that 64 percent Indian youth are at risk to online cyberbullying and harassment.

Online harassment is on the rise in India, highest incidence of threats found in Mumbai, Delhi: Symantec
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Online harassment is on the rise in India, highest incidence of threats found in Mumbai, Delhi: Symantec

Online harassment is on the rise in India, with eight out of 10 surveyed reporting to have encountered some form of cyberbullying

'I want you to know there's a place for you in this industry', says Pichai after anti-diversity manifesto
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'I want you to know there's a place for you in this industry', says Pichai after anti-diversity manifesto

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai finally addressed a coding event for girls on the Google campus.

Four-in-ten Americans have personally experienced online harassment: Survey
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Four-in-ten Americans have personally experienced online harassment: Survey

The survey shows 41 percent of 4,248 respondents have been subjected to online harassment such as offensive name-calling and embarrassment.

Cyberbullying in India is a form of censorship: Mishi Choudhary, Executive Director of SFLC
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Cyberbullying in India is a form of censorship: Mishi Choudhary, Executive Director of SFLC

We discussed online harassment with Mishi Choudhary, the Executive Director of SFLC, a Delhi-based not-for-profit legal services organization.

Reddit to crack down on online harassment by banning or suspending users
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Reddit to crack down on online harassment by banning or suspending users

Reddit's moves are the latest step by social media companies to adjust their policies in the wake of a polarizing U.S. election earlier this month.

Online abuse and harassment continue to remain a grave issue according to
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Online abuse and harassment continue to remain a grave issue according to "Freedom on the Net 2016"

Though internet penetration has increased in India, making it the world's second largest internet consumer base, online abuse remains a serious issue for the marginalised groups, a new report has revealed.

Online harassment must be met head-on: SXSW tech summit panel
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Online harassment must be met head-on: SXSW tech summit panel

Online harassment and sexism is demeaning women and can no longer be brushed aside as an ugly side of social media and the gaming industry if they are to thrive, panelists said at the South By Southwest tech meeting in Austin.

South by Southwest (SXSW) to have day long summit on online harassment issues
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South by Southwest (SXSW) to have day long summit on online harassment issues

The South by Southwest tech meeting said on Friday it made a mistake when it canceled sessions on video gaming culture, including one on harassment, after facing criticism of dodging its duty by dropping talks on an issue engulfing gaming culture.

Zelda Williams returns to Twitter with message about bullying
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Zelda Williams returns to Twitter with message about bullying

The daughter of the late Robin Williams has returned to Twitter after she quit the social media website over online harassment