Microsoft has reported that digital civility has taken a turn for the worse in the second and ongoing year of the pandemic. 18 out of the 22 surveyed countries reported net-negative stats.
TikTok launched today a new feature that allows you to remove multiple comments or block multiple accounts at once, up to 100 at a time. This capability is rolling out across select markets.
TikTok has introduced two features that are meant to foster a positive environment for its users. One feature lets creators filter comments and the other prompts them to reconsider "unkind" comments.
Instagram is rolling out a number of features meant to help you handle abusive behavior on the platform and cyberbullying. It's also testing a new tool designed to promote positive interactions.
Twitter has announced that it's experimenting with a new feature on iOS, which will prompt users to reconsider their replies before posting them if they contain potentially harmful language.
You don't have to look very far to find a victim of online bullying in some form or other, and Safer Internet Day is a day that aims to promote better, respectful behavior among fellow web surfers.
A new report dubbed 'Online Nation' authored by the UK regulator Ofcom, and the Information Commissioner's Office, has found that more people, than last year, are worried about going online.
Twitter has updated their abuse policies in a move to crack down on harmful content. Now, promoting violence may be met with a temporary account ban, and accounts may be locked for harassment.
After the suicide of an Ask.fm user relating to abusive questions, the site has announced a new safety policy, to come into effect in September. The change provides more straightforward reports.
The Oxford English dictionary has added 400 new words, including woot, retweet, cyberbullying and sexting