Yik Yak, a mobile application which gained popularity for allowing users to make anonymous comments and which sparked debate on cyber bullying, has shut down.
Victims of online "trolling", rejoice. A Norwegian site may have found the key to muzzling malicious commenters on the internet: requiring people to read an article before discussing it.
Google said it will begin offering media groups an artificial intelligence tool designed to stamp out incendiary comments on their websites.
Depression has a way of silencing its sufferers. Even in today's technology-connected society, people are hesitant to talk about their painful experiences and suffering for fear of being stigmatized. Though this has been ...
As post mortems of the 2016 presidential election began to roll in, fingers started pointing to what psychologists call the confirmation bias as one reason many of the polls and pundits were wrong in their predictions of ...
Instagram on Monday began letting users tackle online abuse by creating lists of words that would have comments hidden from sight at the popular photo and video-sharing service.
Instagram on Monday said that is adding a new weapon for fighting harassment at the popular mobile app for sharing pictures and videos.
A proposal to drop Florida's signature sea mammal from the endangered species list may come down to science versus public opinion.
Recent alarmist headlines this week claim artificial intelligence (AI) will put half of us out of work.
News websites are not responsible for "insulting and rude" comments by readers, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, after a Hungarian website was sued for messages on its forum.