Apple Employees Share Their "It Gets Better" Moments

I don't care who you are: growing up is hard. Particularly if you're growing up gay or transgendered in an unsupportive environment. But what all of these people—the Apple Employees in this video, the Google employees before them, and countless others—say is true: it gets better. It really, truly does. [AppleEmployees] » 4/15/11 5:40pm 4/15/11 5:40pm

Jimmy Wong Saves the Internet

It seems like a great time to be a bully. When I was a kid, even the most productive bullies could only manage a handful of victims at a time. What used to take a lot of effort can now be handled with a couple thumbs and some wifi. A hateful rumor can spread a lot faster on Facebook than it could on the school… » 3/24/11 4:00pm 3/24/11 4:00pm

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