Melania Trump, wife to the world’s most powerful cyberbully, spoke on Monday at an anti-cyberbullying summit held in Rockville, Maryland.
23-year-old adult film actress August Ames was found dead on Tuesday morning following an online blowup over an arguably homophobic tweet. According to The Blast, she died of asphyxiation by hanging.
Today in tragic non-surprises: an Australian study finds that online harassment of women has very nearly become the “established norm.” Women under 30 are especially susceptible.
If you’ve ever seen a teen’s ill-advised social media post and wondered what they were thinking, you’ve got your answer: not a damn thing.
Today, in This Modern Horrible World, a Connecticut student was arrested for cyberbullying his teacher with an app called Streetchat, which people only seem to use to humiliate each other.
Hell yes. A major online community is cracking down on instances of abusive language towards women and guess what? It's a really big fucking deal and you should feel good about it.
A few days after Robin Williams' daughter Zelda Williams was cruelly bullied off of social media in the wake of her father's death, Twitter announced it will make changes to prevent similar incidents in the future.
This really puts those popcorn-kernel tests and baking-soda volcanos in perspective: One teen decided the science fair was a great opportunity to test out a new method for battling cyberbullying.
The city council of Carson, California has given preliminary approval to a law that would make bullying a misdemeanor...for kids as young as kindergarten. So, what they're saying is, you can get a misdemeanor for being a mister meanie!!!!
Until the morning, Facebook was running two ads for a Canadian dating site, both of which featured photos of Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old who committed suicide after she was allegedly gang raped by four boys who then circulated photos of the assault online. "Find Love in Canada!" read each ad, over a photograph of…
The Internet is everyone's frenemy. But for LGBT kids, the Internet can be a source of constant harassment and threats, a phenomenon all-too familiar in American media after countless suicides as a direct result of cyberbullying. A new study by the the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network corroborates that claim…
What do you do with an untapped penchant for Clipart and rape apologia? Cover Rehtaeh Parsons' neighborhood with Pepto-Bismol pink posters proclaiming: "Speak the truth. There’s two sides to every story. Listen before you judge. The truth will come out. Stay strong and support the boys."
The death of Rehtaeh Parsons, the 17-year-old Nova Scotian who committed suicide last week after being gang-raped at a party in 2011 and then cyber-bullied about it for over a year afterwards, is being avenged by Anonymous.
Yet another teenage girl killed herself after being sexually assaulted and aggressively cyber-bullied. Will Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old from Nova Scotia who died last Sunday after attempting suicide a few days earlier, go down in tragic history alongside Amanda Todd and Jessica Laney, two other teens who recently…
In another example of the ongoing wonderful, incredible, super duper "new niceness" internet phenomenon, another teenage girl has killed herself after repeatedly being called a slut and a "fuckin ugly ass hoe" by internet commenters.
Carol Todd—mother of Vancouver teenager Amanda Todd, who committed suicide one month short of her 16th birthday after years of bullying due to a topless photo she sent to a man in an online chatroom in middle school—gave an interview to the Vancouver Sun yesterday. She spoke about her daughter's suffering, the…
Amanda Todd, the Vancouver-area 15-year-old who allegedly killed herself this week after years of cyber bullying, is famous now, thanks to the chilling anti-bullying video she posted on YouTube a few weeks before her death. But there's nothing special or unique about Amanda's story. That's why it's so powerful.
Today in horrible, depressing news of how terrible people can be: Australia's Next Top Model judge, anti-bullying campaigner, television presenter, and former model Charlotte Dawson has been hospitalized in Sydney following an apparent suicide attempt that came after weeks of vicious bullying on Twitter. Speaking out…
Google+ has had a rocky start, and one of its problems has been its skewed gender ratio — the social networking platform remains overwhelmingly male. Now one user is arguing that the way to fix this is to make it easier for users to report sexual harassment on the service. Does Google+ need a special harassment button?