New research finds that prominently posting community rules can make a big difference in deterring trolls.
The right kind of A.I. can respond to any threat of violence, thereby encouraging bystanders to take action to maintain responsible online communities.
Congress has not passed any harassment-related legislation beyond cleaning up its own internal process for handling complaints—but that could change as a result of the 2018 mid-terms.
When a young Jewish woman was murdered at my university a decade ago, the crime seemed unthinkable. Today, such events can feel almost chillingly unsurprising.
Since he was accused of "attacking conservative students," Tariq Khan has faced harassment and death threats.
Being the unwanted object of affection can cause great personal discomfort, and even impact careers.
The new documentary Netizens offers an intimate look at how cyber harassment has affected the lives of three women.
Numerous authors and librarians allege a pattern of sexually humiliating comments.
It's been about six months since ProPublica joined forces with newsrooms around the country to track hate. They've collected information on thousands of incidents, but much remains unknown about the scale of the problem.
A new survey of astronomers and planetary scientists reveals a workplace harassment problem in the space sciences.
Shootings like the one at a Colorado clinic are rare. Stalking, hate mail, and intimidating protests are the daily reality.
More than 140,000 people subscribe to a subreddit dedicated to pointing out the insidious normalcy of the digital vitriol that’s directed at women online.