#MeToo: How an 11-year-old movement became a social media phenomenon

The #MeToo campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault continues to prove the power of social media for activism.

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Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg


Already under the microscope for claims of sexual harassment and questionable labor practices, Uber said it would ban the use of a controversial technology to block regulatory authorities from monitoring its operations. The company’s “greyballing” technology is designed to hide the standard city app view in specific cases — for example, from former riders blocked for being abusive. However, some drivers have used it to circumvent local regulators, a practice that Uber no longer will allow, according to Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan.

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Uber launches urgent investigation into 'abhorrent' sexual harassment claim

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has ordered an urgent investigation into the sexual harassment claim made by a female former engineer at the ride sharing app who alleged her career prospects suffered after she complained about advances from her manager.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/20/uber-launches-urgent-investigation-into-abhorrent-sexual-harassment-claim.html

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Twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback

Twitter is reversing a safety update aimed at combatting harassment on its site after it was criticized by users of the social platform. Twitter quickly admitted that the change was a”misstep” on its part.

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Brutal video brings online harassment to life

When do “mean tweets” cross the line from harmless to flat-out harassment? Here’s a good rule of thumb: If you can’t look the recipient in the eye while reading your clever insults, it’s probably not OK.

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Nintendo fires woman who had become an online target

A female Nintendo employee has been fired after months of harassment from gamers who blamed her for censorship—but the company says her firing has nothing to do with her being targeted by the “GamerGate” campaign, the Verge reports.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/31/nintendo-fires-woman-who-had-become-online-target.html

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