A teenager was found hanged at her home after suffering months of bullying by anonymous 'trolls' on a notorious website. Read more here.
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Here's the bomb threat tweet Academic Mary Beard received.
It is important that we discuss with our young people the treatment of women online and also the balance of free speech, privacy and accountability.
Michele Catalano was looking for information online about pressure cookers. Her husband, in the same time frame, was Googling backpacks. Wednesday morning, six men from a joint terrorism task force showed up at their house to see if they were terrorists. Which prompts the question: How'd the government know what they were Googling? More here
Article by BBC's Paul Mason, whose investigations for Newsnight led to the arrest of a man suspected of being a troll. Read the article
New research shows that teens and young adults are frequently using social networking sites and mobile technology to express suicidal thoughts and intentions as well as to reach out for help. More.
'The popular social networking site Twitter is facing a major backlash over claims it is failing to deal with threats of sexual abuse made on its site.
A host of MPs and other leading public figures have threatened a boycott after a feminist campaigner highlighted numerous threats of rape and other violent acts being sent to her on Twitter.' Read the full account here.