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Twitter Must Make It Harder to Be an Abuser, Says CEO

Twitter is aware that it has a problem with trolls and abusive content on the site. Twitter has taken and is currently taken steps to combat the seemingly endless amounts of abuse that some suffer on the network – but it’s clearly not enough. CEO Dick Costolo says that he takes full responsibility for this, and that Twitter must shift …

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Twitter to Kick Trolls Off ‘Right and Left’, Says CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has admitted something we’re all well aware of: Twitter is pretty bad at handling instances of abuse on its platform. “We suck at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform and we’ve sucked at it for years. It’s no secret and the rest of the world talks about it every day. We lose core user …

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“Drunk Girl” Video Is A Viral Hoax, Completely Faked

“‘Drunk girl in public’ prank will make you lose faith in humanity” read the headlines of Metro, Blender Fox, and London Report. The “Drunk Girl” video went viral, garnering 4.5 million views, and showcasing a series of men conspiring to take advantage of an intoxicated Los Angeles woman as she walks down Hollywood Boulevard in the middle of the day. …

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Mike Tyson Was Sexually Abused As A Child

Mike Tyson was sexually abused as a child. According to Time Magazine, the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world recently opened up about being sexually abused by an unknown assailant at the young age of seven. Speaking to Opie Radio on SiriusXM, Tyson talked at length about different personal topics, and casually slipped in that a man “bullied me, …

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Jessica Arrendale Reportedly Dies Saving Her Child

Jessica Arrendale literally breathed her last breath while shielding her six-month-old daughter Cobie from her abusive, gun wielding boyfriend Antoine Davis. On Saturday night Jessica and Antoine went out on a date. The date was going fine until Antoine became belligerently drunk and abusive. When the couple arrived at their home, Arrendale ran through the house to get away from …

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Christy Mack Shares Recovery Updates With Fans

Christy Mack, the woman who was allegedly beaten by an MMA fighter, is on the mend and sharing photos of her recovery with her friends and fans online. Several weeks ago, Mack was allegedly attacked by her ex-boyfriend, MMA fighter War Machine. Mack was reportedly left with 18 broken bones and several broken teeth. She also had a ruptured liver. …

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Evelyn Lozada Urges Janay Rice To Leave

Evelyn Lozada has made her voice heard among the sea of people encouraging Janay Rice to leave her husband, Ray Rice, after the video surfaced Monday of Rice knocking her out in an elevator. Ray Rice has been punished, though some say not severely enough. Rice has been dropped from the Ravens and earned an indefinite suspension from the NFL. …

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Twitter Says It’ll Work on Its Anti-Abuse Policies

In the aftermath of Robin Williams’ death, his daughter Zelda was pretty much driven off Twitter by a handful of horrible people. Merely hours after her father had hung himself, assholes on Twitter began sending her cruel messages and photoshopped images of her dead father. It was a generally uninspiring moment for humanity. Now, in the wake of that, Twitter …

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New York Cockfighting Ring Is Busted

A cockfighting bust, referred to as “Operation Angry Birds,” resulted in three separate raids on Saturday and Sunday. Officials discoverd a bloody late-night cockfight in the dark and dirty basement of a vacant Queens store. Police discovered birds waiting for their fights kept in sacks hanging from the walls, officials said on Sunday. An estimated 3,000 birds were confiscated, and …

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Woody Allen Finally Responds to Abuse Claims

Woody Allen doesn’t attend award shows and rarely gives interviews. However, the normally shy, reserved 78-year-old film director cannot stay quiet any longer. Finally, after two decades, he is giving his side of the story. On February 1, his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, 28, renewed her claim that Allen molested her as a 7-year-old child. She posted her accusation in …

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Blind Pug Serves as a Therapy Dog

When he was a puppy, Xander the pug suffered an injury which resulted in the loss of both of his eyes and difficulties breathing through his nose. Instead of deciding to love him more than ever and give him the extra care he deserved, Xander’s owners dumped him at the Klamath Animal Shelter in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Fortunately for Xander, …

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President Jimmy Carter Writes Book On Women’s Rights

Jimmy Carter’s newest book, he has written many, will not be a biography or a historical piece about his life or presidency, it will be a defense of women’s rights, as well as an attack against those who use religion to deny equality. His publishers, Simon & Shuster, announced Tuesday that President Carter’s newest title, “A Call To Action: Women, …

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