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Posts Tagged ‘online bullies’

Bully Gets Visit From Boxer He Harassed On Twitter

Twitter trolls give the microblogging platform a bad name. And even though more and more are facing consequences for this behavior, it’s little comfort to those dealing with it all the time – and it gives many potential users pause when considering joining the platform.

But here’s a story to make trolls think twice – at least when it comes to taunting boxers.

Now we all just need to learn how to box!

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Defendants Learn That Naming Crime Victims On Twitter Is Not A Good Idea

Emotions run high on Twitter some days. We’re seeing it now with political posts in the United States, but we also see it during other times, like in response to closely watched court cases.

Sending out a less than thoughtful tweet in the heat of the moment can be professionally damaging. And, as some folks just learned: It can come with financial penalties and an “outing” as an ass.

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Teen Takes On Twitter Bullies

We told you about how Twitter is planning to fight back against hate speech – and today we see that author JK Rowling is helping fans cope with bullying as well, but what about the rest of us? What about you?

That’s a question Matt Shankles asked himself after being a witness to and victim of bullying and the answer for him was pretty clear: do something. And we think you’ll like what he did.
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