Bullying

Technology

EU Urges U.S. Tech Giants to Act Faster Against Hate Speech

The EU executive's warning comes six months after the companies signed up to a voluntary code of conduct.
Reddit

Reddit to Crack Down on Abuse After CEO Is Targeted

The social media website known for its commitment to free speech, will crack down on online harassment by banning or suspending users who target others.
Twitter

Twitter Suspends Accounts of Some Alt-right Figures

The alt-right movement is a loosely organized group that embraces far-right ideologies including white nationalism.
Twitter

Twitter to Upgrade Some Features to Thwart Cyber-Bullying

The company also said it had improved internal controls to deal more effectively with abusive conduct reported by users.
Leadership

Bullied as a Kid, This Founder Now Runs a $5 Billion Company. Here's What He's Doing to Help Others.

Andrew Nikou built his career using innovative thinking to turn around distressed and neglected companies. Now he turns his attentions toward solving a problem with a global scale: bullying.
Social Media

Twitter Offers New Filter, Cracks Down on Abuse

Twitter has expanded their definition of what counts as a threat.
Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility: Planet Fitness Takes a Stand Against Bullying

Bullying is a serious problem with long-term consequences. And it's getting worse.
Young Entrepreneur

This 19-Year-Old Aims to Stop Bullying With an Anonymous Smartphone App

At 14, Brandon Boynton considered killing himself. Here's how empowering other victims of bullying through his software startup turned the teen founder's life around.
Twitter

Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Banned As Part of Twitter Crackdown After Online Abuse of 'Ghostbusters' Actor

Twitter has long come under criticism for not doing enough to police abusive behavior on the often-freewheeling messaging service.
Leadership

Are Our Politicians Leading to the New 'Bully Boss?'

Bullying behavior can trickle down in an organization and become the norm.
Leadership

9 Revelations About Toxic Leaders

If you're squeamish about dealing with ruthless, narcissistic, sadistic, maniacal, backstabbing slime-balls, executive life is not for you.
Bullying

Unfriending a Colleague on Facebook Now Constitutes Workplace Bullying in Australia

Australia's Fair Work Commission ruled that a boss who unfriended her colleague was acting unreasonably.
Liability Claims

Parents May Be Held Accountable for Kids' Facebook Activity, Court Rules

A Georgia appellate court ruled that the parents of a seventh-grader who created a fake and defamatory Facebook account for a classmate may be liable for emotional damages by a jury.
Managing Employees

Rampant Bullying Found Across Workplaces

Physical or emotional harassment persists when no one speaks up or sets boundaries.