Twitter Uses Prompts to Encourage Nicer Tweeting

Twitter is rolling out a feature that prompts user to be more considerate, with iOS and Android English-speaking accounts first to see it.

Twitch Updates Policy to Address Severe Off-Service Misconduct

Twitch has announced it will start addressing severe cases of misconduct that impact its community, even if they occur off-service.

Twitter Fixes Bug That Locked Out Users Who Tweeted ‘Memphis’

In a strange turn of events, some Twitter users found themselves locked out of their accounts for tweeting the word “Memphis.”

Facebook Oversight Board Open to Other Platforms Joining

The Facebook Oversight Board has a nearly impossible task but, if it succeeds, it’s open to other platforms joining its efforts.

Coronavirus: YouTube Turns to AI to Address Shortage of Human Moderators

YouTube is warning that some users’ videos may be improperly flagged due to the company relying on artificial intelligence (AI) to moderate videos.

Google Map Maker Reopens, Tries to Prevent Pissing Androids

After a series of questionable (but kind of funny) edits, Google shut down its map editing tool Map Maker in May while it “made the moderation system more robust.” Today, Google is announced that it will reopen Map Maker in…

Kickstarter Tosses Rules, Human Review for Some New Projects

Here’s the thing about some people–they’re shits. Here’s the thing about the internet–some of those people use it. Here’s the the about Kickstarter (or any other crowdfunding site for that matter)–it’s the internet asking you for money. Kickstarter, although it’s…

Xbox Live Enforcement United Gets The NMA Treatment

Xbox Live is generally characterized as a Wild West of sorts, but full of racists and bratty children instead of outlaws and cowboys. Microsoft does its best to filter out the bad players from the good, but it can only…

Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much

The next time you feel like photoshopping a blown-apart head of one of your enemies and then uploading it to Facebook, the site moderators are perfectly fine with that – just make sure that the picture doesn’t actually depict any…