41% of Americans have been harassed online
41% of Americans have been harassed online

41% of Americans have been harassed online, according to a new survey released earlier this month by the Pew Research Center. “But nearly one-in-five Americans (18%) have been subjected to particularly severe forms of harassment online, such as physical threats, harassment over a sustained period, sexual harassment or stalking,” says the Center. “…and an even […]

Twitter tightens troll tamping – yet again
Twitter tightens troll tamping – yet again

Twitter tightens troll tamping – yet again – with even greater precision and speed for those who suffer abuse on the platform. In what’s become a series of measures, each one aimed at further reducing harassment, everyone’s favorite micro-blog will be rolling out more tools to use its own technology, respond faster to complaints while […]

Twitter set up an online “Safety Center”
Twitter set up an online “Safety Center”

In its ongoing effort to keep trolls and bullies at bay & make the digital world a safer one, Twitter set up an online “Safety Center” for the Twitterverse – and everywhere. “The Safety Center is a resource for anyone to learn about online safety, on Twitter and beyond,” explains the Twitter announcement. “This resource […]