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Shelly the Tortoise Is Here to Stop Kids From Beating Up Robots

“When a child started to beat our robot, the others were motivated to follow that child’s action, enjoying hitting the shell together.”
Becky Ferreira
3.15.18
what we know
what we know

What Science Says About ‘The Keepers’ and Repressed Memories

The Netflix documentary series explores the murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik and allegations of abuse by a priest at the high school where she taught.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.1.17
Twitter Transparency
Twitter Transparency

Twitter's Transparency Report Isn't Transparent If It Doesn't Address Harassment

Hiding abuse doesn't make it go away.
Sarah Emerson
3.21.17
Twitter
Twitter

As Literal Nazis Abuse Twitter, CEO Asks How to Improve the Platform

Jack Dorsey took to his own account to ask for ideas to improve the service, but the main area of improvement is obvious.
Sarah Emerson
12.30.16
News
News

Twitch Commenters Talk About Games on Men’s Streams, 'Boobs' on Women’s

A new study quantifies Twitch's sexism problem.
Jordan Pearson
11.23.16
Twitter
Twitter

Twitter Is Fighting an Uphill Battle to Censor Sexualised Images of Children

A much overlooked aspect of Twitter is how it is being used to share sexualised images of underage girls.
Joseph Cox
11.21.16
Gaming
Gaming

Chatbot Turns Jerks in ‘Overwatch’ Into Charming Dorks

Resistance is futile. Your lame insults will be rewritten.
Ian Birnbaum
8.19.16
Twitter
Twitter

Twitter’s Anti-Abuse Filter Is Finally Available to All

After years of abuse reports, Twitter's "quality filter" will help users avoid spam, threat and offensive language.
Ankita Rao
8.18.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Is Dressage Still an Olympic Sport?

Is "horse ballet" cool or cruel?
Sarah Emerson
8.11.16
Sex
Sex

Real-Life ‘Love Potions’ Are Coming, But Are they Ethical?

In the future, our relationships will be neuro-enhanced.
Erene Stergiopoulos
6.29.16
News
News

Abusers Could Use This Parenting Service to Secretly Track an Ex’s Tinder Usage

The world is a trash fire.
Jordan Pearson
4.29.16
Toronto
Toronto

Judge In Twitter Harassment Case May Have Been Fooled by a Parody Account

The case has been under scrutiny from all corners of the web.
Jordan Pearson
1.24.16