Like Tumblr and Pinterest before it, the popular online photo-sharing service is banning content that encourages eating disorders, self-mutilation, or suicide.
For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.
Policy revamp comes a week after Robin Williams' daughter abandoned Twitter after gruesome images of her late father were sent to her on the social network.
A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.
Sky broadband customers can once again access torrentfreak.com after it was caught in Sky's 'porn filter.'
The Glendale Unified School District in Southern California outsources keeping tabs on troublemakers as well as identifying kids in trouble. At least these are its justifications.
Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.
As a way to curtail users who pin banned items like nudie pictures, hateful symbols, and violent images, Pinterest debuts a feature that lets users block and report questionable activity.
A new consultation will allow parents to voice their opinion on three proposed methods for filtering online porn.
"We are deeply committed to supporting and defending our users' freedom of speech, but we do draw some limits," says the microblogging site.