YouTuber LeafyIsHere mocked a man with a learning disability, describing him as “looking like he went through five different strokes” among other things, in an almost 11-minute rant that begins with Hitler jokes. Sadly, this is far from the first time he’s punched down at small-time creators.
There are certain films that are so obviously meant to be projected on a big screen it feels wrong to watch them for the first time at home—grandiose, SFX-heavy space sagas like Gravity only feel right splayed across an IMAX canvass. Unfriended, in its scale, has the reverse affect. It’s best watched on a laptop,…
There are few people better-equipped to advocate for people humiliated online than Monica Lewinsky, former White House intern and current queen of my heart. Best-known as the poster girl for public humiliation, Lewinsky has transformed herself into the poster girl for surviving it and examining it.
Last week, Lindy West—one of the editors of Gawker Media's blog Jezebel—participated in FX's Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, arguing that rape jokes contribute to "a culture of young men who don't understand what it means to take this stuff seriously." The resulting barrage of rape threats has been disgusting.
How do you fight back against cyberbullies when even the police are powerless to stop them? One Atlanta middle-schooler thinks suing for libel is worth a shot.
I was cyber stalked my freshman year of college.
Scholars of the Concise English Oxford Dictionary, thank ye for blessing the words sexting and retweet and jeggings and mankini and cyberbullying on thy sacred book's pages, for now we would be able to feast upon them freely and properly.
"Taylor Hillridge had everything," goes the preview for ABC Family's new TV movie Cyberbully, "until her online life crashed into her real life." A dramatization of the new, scary problems facing congressmen and 15 year-old girls everywhere.