What the Random Rape Threat Generator Tells Us About Online Misogyny

Posted by Emma Jane on Jan 18, 2017 in Uncategorized
What the Random Rape Threat Generator Tells Us About Online Misogyny

Share this:Rape threats and other sexualized vitriol online feel extremely personal. These are messages that often go into explicit detail about which parts of our bodies will be violated with which instruments. They give the impression that the senders know us, that they are aware of our particular weak spots and of what to say […]

Pizzagate: American politics get the Gamergate treatment

Posted by Brianna Wu on Dec 7, 2016 in Doxing, Online Harassment, Tech, Uncategorized
Pizzagate: American politics get the Gamergate treatment

Share this:It was an assault rifle being fired in a pizzeria that signaled the severity of Facebook’s fake news problem. Call it Pizzagate – a right-wing conspiracy theory based on a baseless lie by 4chan. The rifle being fired was far from the only danger to employees and the owner of Comet Ping Pong – […]