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Twitter Experiments With Language Warning System
Nearly everyone has had the experience of saying something they don’t mean, and Twitter is working to help prevent it....
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Reddit Pulls “Start Chatting” Feature Amid Uproar
Reddit has pulled its newly announced “Start Chatting” features amid an uproar on the part of moderators....
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Twitter Rolls Out ‘Hide Replies’ to Developers
Twitter’s Hide Replies feature is now available to developers as an API that can be included in their own software....
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Facebook Gaming Helps Streamers Combat Trolls
VentureBeat is reporting that Facebook Gaming is adding a dashboard and toolkit to help streamers deal with trolls. Facebook Gaming is tied with Micro...
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CES 2020: Upcoming Twitter Feature Will Let You Control Who Replies To Tweets
Twitter announced an upcoming feature being tested that would let individuals control who replies to their tweets, according Mashable’s Karissa Bell...
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Twitter Rolls Out Direct Message Anti-Abuse Feature
After a month and a half of testing, Twitter is rolling out a spam and abuse filter for Direct Messages (DM), according to a report by TechCrunch. The...
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Twitter Gets Rid of 70 Million Fake Accounts in May and June, Cracks Down on Trolls
Twitter has been aggressively suspending false accounts in a bid to curtail the spread of fake news. The company’s massive crackdown on trolls and b...
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Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel Enjoy Some Pre-Oscars Fun, Head Home Early to Baby Silas
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel don’t often leave baby Silas with a babysitter, but in honor of the Oscars fun this weekend, the singer and a...
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Melanie Griffith Posts Unfiltered Selfie, Dares Critics To ‘Say Some More Mean Things’
Melanie Griffith is using sarcasm and wit to shut down her social media haters. The 58-year-old actress posted a striking selfie on Instagram sans fil...
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Kid Reads Hateful YouTube Comments to Show How Bullying Affects People
YouTube is a wonderful thing – arguably one of the top three most important websites in history. YouTube comments, on the other hand, are a cesspool...
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To Shut Down Trolls, Site Asks Readers to Pay to Post Comments
Would you pay money for the privilege of commenting on a website? If so, how much? An online magazine is looking to keep conversation on its articles ...
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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. &...
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Zelda Williams Run Off Twitter in the Latest Installment of People Are Just the Worst
In the latest chapter of the book entitled Humanity: Some of Y’all a Buncha Assholes, Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda had been driven off T...
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Reddit Is Fighting Trolls by Ripping off Their Badges of Honor
Who’s up for a little taxonomy? Let’s take a quick look at what ‘karma’ means to different subsets of redditors. The first dis...
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Honey Maid Doesn’t Give a Damn About Appeasing Anti-Gay Trolls
Back in March, Nabisco’s Honey Maid graham cracker brand decided to celebrate love and family in all its various forms with an ad entitled ̶...
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JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor
It was a brief idea that lasted all of nine glorious hours: the vice-chairman of US corporate banking giant JPMorgan, Jimmy Lee, announced he would be...
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Insolent YouTube Commenters, Your Doom Fast Approaches
Here’s a list of some awful things in no particular order: Nuclear disasters. Bath salts. Running out of toilet paper. Traffic. Frank MillerR...
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This Awesome Pro-Internet Troll Song Is Untrollable
In the interweb realm, so many people get so much credit each and every day. I’m talking about the girl who starts on online petition and ends u...
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Being Anonymous on the Internet Is a Good Thing
What would the internet be without anonymity? Even in the shadow of Facebook’s misguided cause to eliminate this invaluable aspect of the online...
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Miley Cyrus Attacked By Trolls, Complains To Twitter
Miley Cyrus, better known to her pre-teen fans the world over as Hannah Montana, has fallen victim to one of the oldest online attacks in the books &#...
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