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Posts Tagged ‘online harrassment’

Petition Calling On Twitter To Add “Report Abuse” Button Has 60K Signatures, And Counting

After feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez was subjected to a sustained barrage of threatening tweets over the past three days, Twitter is facing calls to take faster, and stronger, action against online abuse.

Here are the details of what’s been happening.

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Will You Be Joining This Twitition To #StopTheTrolls On Twitter?

Twitter may be protecting our privacy from spying government eyes, but is it also allowing Twitter trolls to harass us?

The Daily Telegraph in Sydney thinks so and so does Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy after unsuccessfully requesting Twitter release the name(s) of Twitter trolls that have been harassing Rugby league star Robbie Farah. The Twitter troll was allegedly making offensive comments about Farah’s late mother – and the abuse has continued.

Well, they are not taking Twitter’s stance lightly and have started a “twitition” calling for Twitter to #StopTheTrolls.

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