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The video game world is no stranger to controversy, but a new class of YouTube commentators is turning anger into influence.
The world of gaming YouTube has its own language. Here’s a dictionary to help you understand what they’re really saying.
Apple CEO uses an award acceptance speech to warn white supremacists and violent conspiracy theorists.
A report commissioned by Facebook comes after a UN team found that the social network played a "determining role" in crisis.
Super Chat lets viewers pay to have their comments featured alongside livestreams.
The suspected shooter had reportedly posted a number of anti-Semitic remarks on the site.
The social network says it should've responded differently when a user flagged a threatening tweet she says turned out to be from pipe-bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc.
Twitter ices 18 accounts associated with the far-right conspiracy theorist.
European Union plans to impose fines over terrorist propaganda.
Twitter follows the lead of other social media platforms.
A day after the ban, Infowars is streaming as if nothing happened. Here's why.
The suspect reportedly harassed the victim online before the attack, even though the two had never met in person.
The domain host says Altright.com "crossed the line and encouraged and promoted violence in a direct and threatening manner."
Chris Johnson's video game went viral before being hacked and broken on a whim. Then he found the hacker.
Writer-director Rian Johnson reports that some fans went to the very dark side of the Force when it came to their feelings about the movie.
The first lady is planning to meet with Facebook, Twitter, Google and others next week as part of her push for internet safety and against cyberbullying.
Social media companies failing to remove offending posts in 24 hours risk huge fines.
The social network releases more details on how it will punish those engaging in abusive and hateful behavior.
On the internet, neo-Nazis rely on their own.
What began as a backlash to a debate about how video games portray women led to an internet culture that ultimately helped sweep Donald Trump into office. Really.
The internet has become a cesspool of cyberbullying, bigotry and hate speech. Here’s how tech is trying to clean it up.
Artist Matt Furie is raising money on Kickstarter to resurrect a beloved comic frog who was hijacked by online trolls. What a short, strange trip it’s been.
The victim of a troll attack takes on the neo-Nazi who runs "the top hate site in America." The result might prompt trolls to think twice before they post.
Death threats. Mutilated animals. Damnation. The victims of online hatred share their experiences.
Editor's note: A New York Times profile is being criticized for normalizing a Nazi sympathizer's views and failing to explain why he thinks that way. But it's no mystery. We blame the internet.
The social network removes the blue check mark for white nationalists Richard Spencer and Jason Kessler and promises more reviews are to come.
Seeking justice can be challenging for many hate crime victims. Hate Crime Help wants to make it easier.
Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft are among the companies joining forces with the advocacy group to curb cyberhate.
Google, Facebook and Twitter have a whole new set of guidelines to grapple with.
An experimental play looks at how the internet helped corrode political discourse and what we can do to fix it.
Commentary: A neo-Nazi organizer was banned from OkCupid after taking part in the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. This is a cautionary tale.
The digital rights organization says the same tactics could be used against other organizations.
The tech industry is speaking out about the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, and booting hate groups from their services.
The website service decides to drop a “group of sites," giving them 48 hours' notice.
In the wake of the Charlottesville tragedy, the music-streaming company removes bands flagged as racist by the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2014.
Internet security provider pulls its protection following claims it secretly supported the neo-Nazi site's ideology.
Payments giants disable support for sites that promote hate or sell items glorifying white supremacists.
Following violence in Charlottesville, accounts affiliated with the neo-Nazi website are "suspended" on the social media platform.
Both Google and GoDaddy say the white supremacist site had violated their terms of service.
The account identifies at least nine people who joined the Unite the Right rally over the weekend, including one who has since been fired from his job.
The internet can be a hateful place for women. CNET's comment section is no different.
Commentary: Your colleague isn't a Nazi for voting for Donald Trump. Probably.
Internet trolls turned Brianna Wu's life upside down. But she's running for Congress and thinking all isn't quite lost.
Hatred is spreading online. These infographics give you the numbers.
Constant exposure to hate on the internet forces your body to go into survival mode. The result: anxiety, insomnia and depression.