Prosecutors want Shkreli’s bail revoked due to online harassment

On Thursday, US prosecutors petitioned a court to revoke Martin Shkreli's $5 million bail due to a remark made on Facebook about Hillary Clinton. Prosecutors said it was evidence he posed a "danger to the community." On September 4th, Shkreli reporte…

Rob Kardashian’s revenge porn is social media’s latest headache

Members of the Kardashian-Jenner family, like Kanye West's wife Kim and supermodel Kendall, didn't become famous by being afraid of the spotlight. Heck, their reality TV show, Keeping up with the Kardashians, centers around every move they make in th…

Online harassment keeps getting worse, study shows

Harassment is sadly an increasing inevitability on the internet with a new study showing that 41 percent of adults saying they've it experienced personally and 73 percent saying they've seen it happen to someone else.

According to the Pew Research C…

Zoe Quinn’s book about fighting online hate arrives Sept. 6th

Zoë Quinn, perhaps one of the most qualified people to talk about online harassment, has written a book on her fight against online hate. It's called Crash Override, just like the volunteer group she founded to support harassment victims, and it…

Typos are kryptonite to Alphabet’s anti-trolling API

"Don't read the comments" is a cardinal rule of the internet. They're often hotbeds of toxicity and abuse, and rarely does a person come away from them feeling enlightened. Jigsaw, a subsidiary of Alphabet, is working to combat this problem through a…