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self-harm

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Instagram follows Tumblr, Pinterest; bans self-harm posts

Like Tumblr and Pinterest before it, the popular online photo-sharing service is banning content that encourages eating disorders, self-mutilation, or suicide.

By April 21, 2012

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Twitter to delete images of deceased family members on request

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.

By August 19, 2014

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014

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Sky porn filter updated after wrongly blocking filesharing news site

Sky broadband customers can once again access torrentfreak.com after it was caught in Sky's 'porn filter.'

By January 8, 2014

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School district hires company to follow kids' Facebook, Twitter

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.

By August 27, 2013

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Ask.fm, the troubling secret playground of tweens and teens

Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.

By June 8, 2013

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Pinterest rolls out user blocking, flagging, and reporting

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.

By October 17, 2012

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Parents to decide if porn will be blocked as standard

A new consultation will allow parents to voice their opinion on three proposed methods for filtering online porn.

By June 28, 2012

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Tumblr tackles pro-anorexia and suicide blogs

"We are deeply committed to supporting and defending our users' freedom of speech, but we do draw some limits," says the microblogging site.

By February 23, 2012

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ISPs switching to 'opt in' system for pornography

If you want to view adult content online, you'll have to opt in, according to a deal agreed today by the four biggest ISPs.

By October 11, 2011