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Instagram announces new features to protect users from online abuse

These features include the ability for people to limit comments and DM (direct message) requests during spikes of increased attention

13 Aug 2021 10:41 AM

Facebook shares infographics on mechanisms to curb sexual harassment on the platform

Taking cognizance of UN International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, it is sharing mechanisms to deal with harassment on it.

26 Nov 2019 10:30 AM

Mumbai girl faces online harassment, posts to name and shame offender

Medical student is approached by childhood acquaintance who makes lewd advances online, disgusted she posts everything on Facebook.

13 Dec 2017 5:18 PM

Ugly and fat: Mumbai Police books man for sexual harassment over Facebook comment

A 32-year-old woman, who works in a private firm, has approached the police with a complaint of sexual harassment on social media.

24 Nov 2017 3:15 PM

New Instagram feature to help curb online abuse

The updated app will give users the power to curate comments and will also provide resources to improve mental health.

03 Oct 2017 12:10 AM


Govt orders ISPs to block child sexual abuse content by Jul 31

The ministry of women and child development (WCD) on Friday issued an interim order to curb the online child sexual abuse material.

13 May 2017 7:58 AM

Twitter to battle online abuse, thanks to its latest update

Social media website Twitter is known to tackle online harassment through various means.

13 Feb 2017 5:57 PM