Via IT Pro Image: Kevin White Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube and Microsoft signed an agreement back in May, which included stipulations forcing them to remove or disable hateful content within 24 hours of detecting it. However, according to a new report by the EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova, tech firms are failing to meet these standards.
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Via Golf Digest Competitive golfer Paige Spiranac spoke out about the cyberbullying she experienced when she missed the cut for the Ladies European Tour last year. After another cyberbullied teen was recently pushed to suicide, it’s vital that public figures continue to speak out against cyberbullying. “It doesn’t matter how I play this week, it really
Via The Creators Project Image: Isaac Bowen The NYU Game Center has create a new scholarship that would cover full tuition for three female-identifying MFA students. There’s a strong artistic ethos running through the school. “Many of my colleagues prided themselves on artistry and looking deeper into game design as a means of expression, exploration and
Image: Jorge Sanmartín Maïssa (Flickr) Here are some links about cyberviolence (mostly positive)! Women and girls with disabilities are at higher risk of cyberviolence. Many policies have been written, but only that. No follow through has occurred by the creation of programs or services created. …although technology provides great opportunities for supporting women and girls with disabilities, it
Over at The Guardian, Matt Lees wrote about What Gamergate should have taught us about the ‘alt-right’. In 2016, new wave conservative media outlets like Breitbart have gained trust with their audience by painting traditional news sources as snooty and aloof. In 2014, video game YouTube stars, seeking to appear in touch with online gaming
Via Quartz A new report released by the Data & Society Research Institute and the Center for Innovative Public Health Research found that 47% of Americans have experienced online harassment and abuse, from nasty name-calling to stalking and privacy violations. This is concerning on its own, but the data also shows worrisome demographic divisions. This