Online Abuse

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Disabled actress calls for 'zero tolerance of all hate'

Disabled actress calls for 'zero tolerance of all hate'

Disabled actress Samantha Renke became the target of trolls after openly supporting a petition to make online abuse a criminal offence.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Over 100,000 web pages containing child abuse images removed from the internet 2018

Over 100,000 web pages containing child abuse images removed from the internet in 2018

Over 100,000 web pages containing child abuse images removed in 2018

The Internet Watch Foundation trains staff to view and remove child abuse imagery from the internet, and successfully removed over 100,000 web pages last years

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Diane Abbott urges Twitter crackdown on abusive tweets after study into abuse of women on social media

Diane Abbott urges Twitter crackdown on abusive tweets

Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott urges Twitter to act on abusive posts after a study found female politicians and journalists were sent over a million abusive tweets last year

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Romanian man sentenced to 19 years in prison for grooming children online

Romanian man sentenced to 19 years in prison for grooming British and Irish children

Romanian man who groomed British and Irish children jailed for 19 years

Cristian Ciprian Nae contacted children from the UK and Ireland through a gaming website

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

YouTube to offer special workshops on how to spot fake news for teenagers

YouTube to offer special 'fake news' training for teenagers

YouTube to offer special 'fake news' training for teenagers

The workshops will be held in cities around the UK

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

The social network is to roll out changes to allow users to remove what they don't want to see from their timelines

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

Our host was speaking to a caller where he told her the abuse suffered by the shadow home secretary was 'a national disgrace'

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

'I could switch off all my social media accounts but then the trolls have won' - Autism campaigner Kevin Healey has been trolled for 5 years

'I won't let the trolls win': autism-rights campaigner has battled online abuse for five years

'I won't let the trolls win': autism campaigner battles five years of abuse

Kevin Healey says that Twitter refuse to protect him by verifying his account

Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

Online abuse 'leaves a footprint on an individual's life', says Maria Miller

Online abuse 'leaves an indelible footprint on an individual's life', warns former Culture Secretary Maria Miller

Online abuse 'leaves a footprint on an individual's life', says Maria Miller

The former Culture Secretary is pushing for a review of the laws that govern online abuse