Parents: do you know your online teens?
Parents: do you know your online teens?

Parents: do you know your online teens? Yea, we know. The question is a kind of 21st Century rehash of the famous late 20th Century public service campaign: “It’s 11 o’clock, do you know where your children are?” ¬†And, well, it serves much the same purpose; that is, parents trying to keep teens safe online […]

The Internet is a scary place
The Internet is a scary place

We would, of course, be the last folks to tell you to stay off the Internet but we also have to be smart and acknowledge the Internet is a scary place. Working in the digital spaces these days is certainly not without its threats and risks. It remains in many ways the wild, wild west […]

Twitter rules: no hate speech, harassment
Twitter rules: no hate speech, harassment

Updated Twitter rules: no hate speech, harassment. Everyone’s favorite micro-blog has been battling harassment and hate speech for the better part of 2015 – in various ways with some success – and it capped off the year of its struggle with updated rules which (finally) seem clear: Hateful conduct: You may not promote violence against […]

Report online harassment here: Twitter & WAM!
Report online harassment here: Twitter & WAM!

A new place to report online harassment has been created by Twitter and WAM! or Women, Action & the Media! The new online form is managed by WAM!, is Twitter-centric as a result of the partnership with Twitter and once allegations are verified by the WAM! staff will go directly to Twitter for action. The […]