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Tag Archive: Twitter harassment

Jan 07 2014

He looked it up in a dictionary

The Daily Mail did a long piece on Twitter harassment of women last August. I generally avoid the Mail, but this article is worth it. Some of those involved in the recent tirade against Miss Criado-Perez , two female MPs, and other high-profile women, are exposed today following our investigation into this dark sub-culture. They …

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Jan 07 2014

You’d laugh at them or ignore them

But then there’s the other way of reacting to threats and abuse on Twitter and elsewhere online – the way of dismissal and belittlement, the way of shrugging and laughing slightly and asking what’s the big deal. Like someone calling herself (on Twitter) fleetstreetfox for instance. I’d never heard of her before but she used …

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