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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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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

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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 November 8, 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 November 7, 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 October 22, 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 September 8, 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 August 13, 2014