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#Cyberculture agenda: A “New Landmark Study on Online Gendered Abuse and Disinformation”.. “Google unions around the world form Alpha Global alliance”

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New Landmark Study on Online Gendered Abuse and Disinformation

25 January 2021 Oxford Internet Institute

Online gendered and sexualized abuse and disinformation against women in public life is widespread, and social media platforms are doing too little to stop it, finds a landmark study by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Moonshot CVE, with support from the Oxford Internet Institute, part of the University of Oxford.

“Malign Creativity: How Gender, Sex, and Lies are Weaponized Against Women Online” explores gendered abuse and disinformation targeting 13 female politicians across six social media platforms over two months in late 2020. In an analysis of over 336,000 pieces of abusive content shared by over 190,000 users, the research team found:

 

The Verge – Nick Statt – Jan 26, 11:00 AM

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Twitter

By Adam Tornes and ‎@leanne_tru‎ Tuesday, 26 January 2021 When we introduced the next generation of the Twitter API in July 2020, we also shared our plans to invest in the success of the academic research community with tailored

The Rise of One of the First Video Game Workers Unions

What began as a Facebook group, and then a chat on Discord, soon became a massive campaign to remedy grueling working conditions across the industry.
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An intro to the fast-paced world of artificial intelligence

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The Bernie Sanders Meme Proves the Internet Is Resetting

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