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VR Developers Add 'Superpower' To Their Game To Fight Harassment

VR Developers Add 'Superpower' To Their Game To Fight Harassment

Over the last few months, several women have reported facing or witnessing sexual harassment online in VR. Most recently, author Jordan Belamire explained on Medium last week that the avatar of

Twitter to cut 9% of workforce in hopes of becoming profitable

"Dorsey said November would bring updates to the way Twitter handles concerns about harassment..." The post Twitter to cut 9% of workforce in hopes of becoming profitable appeared first on Hot Air.
'May You Rot in a Lonely Hell': A Collection of Jezebel's Best Election Coverage Feedback

'May You Rot in a Lonely Hell': A Collection of Jezebel's Best Election Coverage Feedback

We here at Jezebel value feedback from our readers, particularly on matters of such importance as the 2016 presidential election. We value this feedback so much that sometimes we save it, and forward
Does Attractiveness Influence Sexual Harassment?

Does Attractiveness Influence Sexual Harassment?

A new study on sexual harassment explores how the physical attractiveness of the victim and of the perpetrator affects the social perception of sexual harassment. The study, by researchers at […]

Twitter will now let users avoid seeing tweets with specific words or phrases

For years, Twitter has faced criticism for the sheer amount of harassment and abuse people on the network hurl at each other. Much to the chagrin of its users and ailing stockholders though, progress

Presidential electors harassed, threatened by anti-Trump left

"They’re just trying to steal this thing."

Harassment of GOP electors continues as vote nears

"I never can imagine harassing people like this."

Ivanka Trump displays first class even in coach

"Fwiw she was a class act today."
Hearthstone Devs Want To Be More Open, But Are Worried About Harassment

Hearthstone Devs Want To Be More Open, But Are Worried About Harassment

The Internet is not always a kind place, especially when you’re a public figure. Read more...

See someone being harassed? Here’s how you can help.

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PlayStation Players Are Harassing Each Other With Millions of Spam Messages

PlayStation Players Are Harassing Each Other With Millions of Spam Messages

Twitch broadcaster IronPhoenix87 was streaming Call of Duty on the PS4 for a few viewers late December when he was suddenly pummeled by dozens of random messages. “I have have hacked your twitch
Can 'Handle Masking' Help Minimize Twitter Harassment?

Can 'Handle Masking' Help Minimize Twitter Harassment?

Twitter harassment by trolls and their minions has been a problem since the first day Twitter launched. Once you get targeted, it is hard to get off the radar of those basement dwelling losers who
Twitter Tries Curbing Harassment by Limiting the Reach of Abusive Users

Twitter Tries Curbing Harassment by Limiting the Reach of Abusive Users

The new restriction limits who can see tweets from abusive accounts for up to 12 hours.
Twitter Tries Curbing Harassment by Limiting the Reach of Abusive Users

Twitter Tries Curbing Harassment by Limiting the Reach of Abusive Users

The new restriction limits who can see tweets from abusive accounts for up to 12 hours.

19 Jewish community centers in 12 states rattled by bomb threats in one day

Bomb threats rattled at least 19 Jewish community centers and day schools across 12 U.S. states in the South and the Northeast on Monday — the latest in a recent uptick of anti-Semitic violence.