Articles by

Shannon Bond

Stanford-Educated Software Engineer Develops App To Combat Online Abuse

In part because of her own experience of online harassment, software engineer Tracy Chou launched Block...

Block Party Aims To Be A 'Spam Folder' For Social Media Harassment

Enlarge this image Software engineer Tracy Chou's own experience on social media...

Facebook Takes A Hard Line Against Proposed Australian Law

Facebook is blocking news content for people and publishers in Australia because of a debate over whether...

Behind Twitter's Tricky Balancing Act In India

Twitter is trying to strike a difficult balance in India after the government demanded it block...

Twitter's 'Birdwatch' Aims to Crowdsource Fight Against Misinformation

Enlarge this image Twitter's new pilot program Birdwatch aims to enlist the...

Twitter Effort To Quell Misinformation Calls On Users To Fact-Check Tweets

Twitter is turning to its users to help find and flag misinformation with a new pilot program...

Facebook Widens Ban On COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation In Push To Boost Confidence

Enlarge this image A healthcare worker administers a dose of the coronavirus...

Unwelcome On Facebook, Twitter, QAnon Followers Flock To Fringe Sites

Enlarge this image After social media platforms cracked down on the baseless...