Internet

Researcher creates free comment moderation software for YouTube

As an expert in building a safer and fairer internet, Rutgers Assistant Professor Shagun Jhaver long suspected that digital content creators from minority groups suffered disproportionate online harassment. But when he heard ...

Consumer & Gadgets

How can social media be better? Four researchers compare strategies

Major platform social media is in an upheaval. Bluesky and Meta's Threads want to be Twitter. LinkedIn's influence is rising. Meanwhile, Twitter has become X. And X wants to be an everything app—possibly including job listings, ...

Business

Fortnite-maker to pay $520 million over US child allegations

Epic Games, the maker of video-game blockbuster Fortnite, agreed to pay $520 million to the US Federal Trade Commission on Monday for violating child privacy laws and duping minors and adults to make unintended purchases ...

Internet

Users question AI's ability to moderate online harassment

New Cornell University research finds that both the type of moderator—human or AI—and the "temperature" of harassing content online influence people's perception of the moderation decision and the moderation system.

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Harassment

Harassment covers a wide range of behaviors of an offensive nature. It is commonly understood as behaviour intended to disturb or upset, and it is characteristically repetitive. In the legal sense, it is intentional behaviour which is found threatening or disturbing. Sexual harassment refers to persistent and unwanted sexual advances, typically in the workplace, where the consequences of refusing are potentially very disadvantageous to the victim.

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