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#WhenIWas: Women share stories of childhood sexual harassment on Twitter

A Twitter hashtag is exposing a hidden world of sexual harassment as women contribute their real-life stories on the social-media site.

By April 19, 2016

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'Not just words': Online harassment of women an 'epidemic'

Cyberbullying, rape threats, revenge porn -- Women are being harassed online in almost "epidemic proportions". But these aren't just words on a screen, the threat has frightening echoes in the real world.

By March 7, 2016

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Eric Schmidt wants 'spell-checkers' for hate and harassment

In an opinion piece in The New York Times, Alphabet's executive chairman seems to align himself with others who want to tinker with the Internet.

By December 8, 2015

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SXSW owns up to 'mistake,' schedules harassment summit

The popular interactive festival will hold an all-day summit after suffering a backlash for canceling two sessions on the harassment of women in the video gaming culture.

By October 30, 2015

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Twitter adds sharing block lists to help limit harassment

Microblogging service hopes the ability to block multiple accounts at once will help curb abuse and harassment on the platform.

By June 10, 2015

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Reddit to users: Express yourself, sure, but don't harass

With its new antiharassment policy, the social-networking and news site says it wants to "balance the free expression of ideas with privacy and safety."

By May 14, 2015

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Twitter automates the creation of harassment reports

Twitter has added a new feature that allows victims of harassment to create a full report of a harassing Tweet with just a mouse click.

By March 17, 2015

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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 December 2, 2014

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Twitter turns to outsiders to combat abusive tweeting

The company will work with 40 organizations to figure out ways to combat the harassment that plagues the Twittersphere.

By February 9, 2016

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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 November 12, 2014