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Ocean’s 8, like its predecessors, exists solely as a vessel for movie stars and celebrities

Have you noticed anything like the horrendous racist dogpile that was visited on the unfortunate Leslie Jones in the countdown to the female remake of(...)

Twitter said its quality filter has led to fewer unwanted interactions

Twitter has said measures it introduced earlier in the year to curb abusive behaviour are paying off with increased action being taken against abusers(...)

 Tweets from Sheeran are now limited to tour date posts and automatic updates via Instagram. File photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Singer Ed Sheeran has said that online abuse has driven him off Twitter. The Glastonbury headliner still updates his Instagram account, but tweets fr(...)

Milo Yiannopoulos speaks during a press conference, February 21, 2017 in New York City. After comments he made regarding pedophilia surfaced in an online video, Yiannopoulos resigned from his position at Brietbart News, was uninvited to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and lost a major book deal with Simon & Schuster. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

It’s not been a good week for the unassailable principle of free speech, that’s for sure. First Milo Yiannopoulos, the pied piper of the “alt-right” ((...)

Twitter’s  vice president of engineering Ed Ho said:  “Making Twitter a safer place is our primary focus and we are now moving with more urgency than ever.”

It is safe to say that 2016 was a mixed bag for Twitter: while important conversations were started and awareness was raised with hashtags like #Black(...)

Abuse on the micro-blogging social media platform has been a persistent complaint among users. Photograph: Getty Images

Twitter has suspended some accounts associated with the alt-right movement as the social media company added tools to curb abuse and harassment. Amo(...)

Milo Yiannopoulos, who was banned from Twitter after stirring up racist and sexist abuse of actor Leslie Jones. Photograph: Sam Hodgson/The New York Times

Do you think we are  in the middle of an epidemic of obnoxiousness? Does it seem like we are being overwhelmed by vitriol? As our discourse ap(...)

A verified Twitter account is that blue and white tick beside your name saying that Twitter believes you are who you claim to be

A verified Twitter account is that blue tick beside your name saying that Twitter believes you are who you claim to be. Until recently, Twitter dol(...)

Milo Yiannopoulos. Twitter has decided to bar him for life, allegedly for coordinating an attack on Leslie Jones, one of four women who star in the reboot of Ghostbusters.

Every summer, our family goes on holiday to a small village in Co Galway where there is very poor mobile signal and no broadband access, which is part(...)

 Milo Yiannopoulos: banned by Twitter  over abuse of Leslie Jones,  comedian and co-star of the recently released Ghostbusters movie.  Photograph: Sam Hodgson/The New York Times

Milo Yiannopoulos has been making a lot of noise about being silenced. “Like all acts of the totalitarian regressive left, this will blow up in their (...)

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