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Depop is an app for buying and selling clothing.

A shopping app that’s popular among teens has started attracting people who send creepy, harassing messages, and the company hasn’t figure...

Teenagers who use Depop to buy and sell clothes are dealing with anonymous users who badger sellers with requests for nude pictures.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t stopped blocking critics on Twitter despite settling a lawsuit charging she violated the First Amendment

Ocasio-Cortez recently apologized for blocking a critic on Twitter and settled a lawsuit he filed alleging she violated the First Amendment.
Fiona Hill, former senior director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council, arrives to review her previous testimony in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into President Trump led by the House Intelligence, House Foreign Affairs and House Oversight and Reform Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington on November 4, 2019.

Former Trump aide Fiona Hill says she’s received death threats as a result of internet conspiracy theories

Fiona Hill, a former top administration adviser on Russian affairs, testified that she's been targeted by anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.

Adam Neumann demoted his chief of staff for being pregnant, a new complaint against the ousted CEO and WeWork alleges

Medina Bardhi had worked with Neumann since 2005. In the complaint, she described a pattern of discrimination against women at the company.
Only one-third of women in Gen Z report feeling optimistic about the effects of technology on society.

Gen Z women are less likely than millennial women to want to be reachable at all times, and it might be a sign of ‘tech fatigue’

Gen Z women are less optimistic about technology's ability to positively impact them than millennials, according to a new study.

Professional gamers reveal the worst things about their profession

There's a dark side to playing games for a living, where it's difficult to find time for others and trolls can go to extreme lengths to harass you.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she has the right to block critics on social media — a court ruling against Trump suggests she might not

There are First Amendment implications when lawmakers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and President Donald Trump block critics on social media.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

React, a popular open source project that started at Facebook, is adopting a new code of conduct after several people on Twitter called out racism in ...

Women who called out white supremacy in the React community were harassed on Twitter. React leaders also temporarily deactivated their accounts.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, left, and vlogger Alfie Deyes.

YouTube is working on revamping its ‘creator-on-creator’ harassment policy before the end of the year, but the site’s CEO says it...

Wojcicki did not explicitly mention the much-covered controversy in June regarding right-wing YouTuber Steven Crowder and journalist Carlos Maza.

Most people who play video games online experience ‘severe’ harassment, new study finds

The majority of people who play games online experience at least some form of harassment, with about two-thirds of people saying it's "severe."