Zoom-bombing disrupts people’s use of the Zoom platform for work, study and socializing. Zoom-bombing events have included racist and misogynist attacks on users.
‘Zoombombing’ trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
Both organised groups and unaffiliated individuals spread racist hate online, but they use different channels, have different goals and use different strategies to achieve them.
Hateful images are making their way from niche sites onto popular social networks at an alarming speed. Here’s how it works.
Facebook is unwittingly helping fuel a genocide against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. Does Cuba’s internet model provide lessons to manage social media amid political chaos?
Efforts to kick extremists off the internet can’t succeed and might even have the unintended side effect of bolstering support for radical groups.
Two websites, one taken offline, the other still active, raise hard questions about how prepared Americans are to deal with free speech about white supremacy, in both monuments and domain names.
After violence in Charlottesville, internet firms are erasing bigoted content. But should private companies serve as unaccountable regulators and be responsible for policing complex social issues?
A recent Pew survey reported that young African-Americans are more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying. Why?
Today’s radical right is remaking its profile, using online communications to spread its message farther and deeper into our society than ever possible before.
The ability to say offensive things online on a daily basis without consequences led to new, and more toxic, norms for civic behavior.
Trump has given extremists a high-profile stage, but in the process exposed them to the disinfecting sunlight.
There are many recent cases of women being abused or harassed online. But technology can also play a role in preventing violence against women.
Cyberhate would deny women their full democratic rights as citizens, yet this is trivialised and dismissed – just as sexual violence, discrimination and workplace harassment have been for decades.