Topics :: cyber-bullying

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Twitter CEO Asks for Help on 'Civility'; YouTube Stumbles

By Ryan Nakashima | Mar 4
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is asking for help improving the openness and civility of conversation on Twitter, saying the company failed to prevent misinformation, echo chambers and abuse of its global messaging service.

Cyberbullying Blamed for Australian Child Model's Suicide

By Rod McGuirk | Jan 14
A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying.

Four Reasons '1:54' is a Must-Watch Film

By Mikey Rox | Jul 15
Earlier this spring I attended the OUTshine LGBT film festival in Miami, and throughout the 10-day indie-flick extravaganza I caught a number of powerful, relatable and touching movies from across the globe.

Troll for the 'Lulz'? A Target of Online Abuse Isn't Amused

By Michael Kunzelman | Apr 1
One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone - and burst into tears.

Twitter Unveils Features to Filter Tweets, Notifications

Aug 21
Twitter has announced two new settings that will allow users to control what they see in their feeds and what notifications they receive.

Yik Yak Social Media Service Can Reveal User Data to Police

By Tami Abdollah | Nov 16
Missouri police within hours arrested a student accused of threatening violence, the latest in a string of such arrests at colleges in recent months involving threats of mass violence posted online.

Vermont Students Rally Against Cyberbullying

By Dave Gram | Dec 11
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying.

Clementi Family Becomes Advocates After Gay Son's Suicide

By Sean Carlin | Sep 22
Four years after his death, the Clementis have used the pain they still feel every day to encourage acceptance and eradicate bullying.

Study: Hate Posts on Social Media Cause Real Harm

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 4
A new study indicates that minorities of all sorts -- including racial and sexual minorities -- suffer measurable harm when subjected to hate speech in social media.

Family of Rutgers Student Receives Gay Pride Award

Aug 20
The mother and brother of an 18-year-old Rutgers University student who committed suicide days after his roommate publicized details of his relationship with another man have received a gay pride award.

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