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Twitter updates harassment reporting and blocking tools

The social network is rolling out new features to make it easier for members to combat hateful, unsocial behavior.

By 3 December 2014

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Princess Leia street-harassed by 'Star Wars' characters

Cat-calling is a problem in any galaxy. Princess Leia ignores rude Jawas, Stormtroopers, Jedi masters, bounty hunters, Lando Calrissian, Lobot and even Indiana Jones while walking silently in the Big Apple.

By 12 November 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By 9 November 2014

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Blizzard on online harassment: It's tarnishing our reputation as gamers

Mike Morhaime, head of Blizzard Entertainment, says online harassment related to the GamerGate controversy needs to end.

By 8 November 2014

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Almost half of adults on the Net have experienced online harassment -- survey

A new study from Pew Research shows just how widespread online abuse has become.

By 23 October 2014

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Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit with former exec

A lawsuit from a former employee accused the dating app's co-founders of condoning a "frat-like" environment, in which she was called disparaging names.

By 9 September 2014

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Korean phone retailers harassing women

Impending reforms to handset subsidies have retailers resorting to extreme measures, with some snatching phones from women in attempts to force them to enter stores.

By 13 August 2014

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Yahoo exec countersues against sexual harassment claim

A high-level female executive strikes back for defamation, after being accused of sexual harassment in a lurid lawsuit last week.

By 17 July 2014

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Yahoo female executive sued for sexual harassment

A senior director with a key role in Yahoo's mobile efforts is named in a harassment suit by her female subordinate.

By 12 July 2014

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Tinder's co-founder is suspended after sexual harassment lawsuit

Justin Mateen, co-founder of the popular dating app, is removed from his job after allegations he condoned sexual harassment by other top brass.

By 2 July 2014