online violence

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A mine-ridden internet and six rules for understanding anti-rights narratives

Posted Thu 23 Sep 2021 - 15:00 | 1,713 views

Florencia Goldsman reviews the study "Engendering Hate: The contours of state-aligned gendered disinformation online", adding pieces to the puzzle of targeted digital violence that undermines women and LGBTIQ+ people online presences.

 

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These are just some of the ways women and LGBTQ+ people make the internet healthier

Posted Thu 23 Sep 2021 - 14:17 | 1,489 views

What can be done to make the internet healthier? Some of the most compelling answers arise in the very communities that experience the worst online violence plaguing the internet.

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Can social media platforms tackle online violence without structural change?

Posted Tue 17 Aug 2021 - 14:53 | 2,427 views

We welcome the commitments made by Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter to tackle online abuse on their platforms. However, without ensuring that the systems they create do not reproduce and amplify existing inequalities, built-in safety tools will only mitigate harms on the surface.