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Violence against women: Here's how to stay safe online

November 25, 2019 11:55 am

There is an equally cautious need to raise awareness on online abuse and how women can stay safe online.

Bringing up babies in the age of artificial intelligence

March 13, 2019 6:17 pm

How much is too much and how much can we monitor? While some argue that AI-driven devices can inculcate good behaviour in children, others counter-argue that they may tend to express rude behaviour akin to bullying.

Chinese doctor commits suicide after being targeted online

August 30, 2018 7:01 am

A video of the incident was posted on Chinese social media allegedly by the boy’s family, stating that a minor was assaulted by a government employee.

Misogyny, sexism, threats: Women fight it all online too

August 11, 2017 12:15 pm

A woman who dares to have an opinion and broadcast it too, is highly likely to be personally targeted by denizens with the aim to ‘put her in her place’ and see her silenced.

Dating app has a fitting reply to abusive, bully male user on how to speak to women

June 12, 2016 8:37 pm

A dating app - keeping in mind the safety and respect of its female users - penned an open letter to a user for his bullying behaviour.

New laws needed to deal with online abuse in Australia: study

November 14, 2015 8:39 pm

Women and young adults are most likely to report being sexually harassed online

Twitter backtracks on block feature after users revolt

December 13, 2013 1:56 pm

Under re-instated policy,users could prevent their harassers from following them or interacting with their tweets.

10 pct Facebook users abused online: study

March 22, 2013 5:32 pm

2/3rd responded by blocking offender,while over a quarter used 'Report' link provided by Facebook.


How often Indian users face harassment online: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

One in every five Internet users surveyed in India have reported having faced online harassment. This is one of the findings of surveys by the policy think-tank LIRNEAsia.