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A "No Harassing" Policy Won't Fix Reddit's Toxic Culture 

Every social network has a different personality, and Reddit has long been the leering uncle who occasionally gives you a pat on the back when you need it most and tells you where to buy weed. But Uncle Reddit is having a crisis of conscience. The site just introduced a new anti-harassment policy, following on the… » 5/14/15 3:20pm 5/14/15 3:20pm

Samsung Denies New Claims of Underage Workers In Its Supplier Plants

Following allegations that a Samsung supplier used child labor in its factories, and an audit by Samsung which turned up no such thing, the claims are back. According to China Labor Watch there were definitely at least three underaged girls working for Samsung supplier HTNS Shenzhen Co. Samsung says otherwise. » 12/15/12 1:10pm 12/15/12 1:10pm

Samsung Audit: No Child Labor, But So Many Other Problems

After a a Chinese labor watchdog fingered Samsung with child labor allegations, the company set to auditing its entire catalog of factories. Initial results weren't too great, but now the final results are in—and while there's no evidence of child labor, there are plenty more problems to worry about. » 11/26/12 6:18am 11/26/12 6:18am

Facebook Lets You Turn to Friends to Handle Harassment

Until now, the only way to report Facebook abuse was to Facebook. Now they're letting you take matters into your own hands—sort of. If you come across an offensive or bullying (or otherwise abusive) photo, you can report it to a "trusted friend" and ask for IRL help with a pre-written message. It's an interesting… » 3/10/11 12:40pm 3/10/11 12:40pm

Innocent Little Pleo Endures Cruel Domestic Abuse

The guys over at DVICE decided that it would be a good idea to abuse the poor little Pleo robo-dinosaur companion by smacking him, holding him by the tail, and dropping him (among other tortures). In the end Pleo died from the injuries he sustained, only to be revived later by the same savages that brought about his… » 12/04/07 7:15pm 12/04/07 7:15pm