Online Abuse and Harassment

  title={Online Abuse and Harassment},
  author={Emma A. Jane},
  • E. Jane
  • Published 3 March 2020
  • Psychology

Effects of Blended Learning Program for Cyber Sexual Harassment Prevention among Female High School Students in Bangkok, Thailand

Cyber sexual harassment has been increasing and has become a major public health problem among youths. Therefore, this study primarily aimed to evaluate the effects of a blended learning program on

Addressing gendered affordances of the platform economy: the case of UpWork

: This study investigates UpWork affordances and their implications for female freelancers experiencing different forms of cyberviolence. Building up on a theoretical framework to situate the concept

”You have to prove the threat is real”: Understanding the needs of Female Journalists and Activists to Document and Report Online Harassment

Online harassment is a major societal challenge that impacts multiple communities. Some members of community, like female journalists and activists, bear significantly higher impacts since their

The Relationship between Sextortion during COVID-19 and Pre-pandemic Intimate Partner Violence: A Large, Study of Victimization among Diverse U.S Men and Women

In a large and diverse sample of U. S. adults, we assessed participants’ experience with pre-COVID in-person intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization and with sextortion victimization during

Online Violence Against Women as a Challenge of the Digital Age and the European Union's Role in Combating the Violence Against Women

  • S. Erdoğan
  • Political Science
    Handbook of Research on Digital Violence and Discrimination Studies
  • 2022
With the advances in technology, the online aspects of life have been enhanced significantly in the digital age. Online opportunities have equipped people with many new opportunities, but they have

This Is Who I Am: Instagram as Counterspace for Shared Gendered Ethnic Identity Expressions

Dominant media stereotypes, oppression, and cultural expectations within diasporic communities exert pressure on Western women of South Asian descent. This research examines the way these individuals

Fairness for Unobserved Characteristics: Insights from Technological Impacts on Queer Communities

The need for new directions in fairness research that take into account a multiplicity of considerations, from privacy preservation, context sensitivity and process fairness, to an awareness of sociotechnical impact, is highlighted.

Community-Driven Crowdsourcing: Data Collection with Local Developers

The background of the project, the design of the community-driven approach, the developers’ execution of their applications and crowdsourcing programs, and the quantity, quality, and cost of judgments, in comparison with previous approaches are discussed.



Online sexual grooming: children as victims of online abuse

This chapter offers an overview of the nature of online sexual grooming, the types of online groomers that have been identified and ‘classified’ in the latest studies. It also highlights some of the

Feminist flight and fight responses to gendered cyberhate

Layla1 is a PhD student and member of a Facebook mother’s page concerned that ‘very nice’ women such as the English academic Mary Beard are being attacked via the internet and social media platforms.

Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

Some see the internet as a Wild West where those who venture online must be thick-skinned enough to ensure verbal attacks in the name of free speech protection. Danielle Keats Citron rejects this

Gendered cyberhate as workplace harassment and economic vandalism

Abstract Research into the proliferation of abuse and harassment currently being directed towards women online is in its early stages and could arguably benefit from: (1) the provision of more case

Systemic misogyny exposed: Translating Rapeglish from the Manosphere with a Random Rape Threat Generator

Misogyny online in forms such as explicit rape threats has become so prevalent and rhetorically distinctive it resembles a new dialect or language. Much of this ‘Rapeglish’ is produced by members of

The dark side of Guardian comments

Guardian commissioned research into the 70m comments left on its site since 2006. Looking at patterns of commenting behaviour we discovered that articles written by women and people of colour

Online misogyny and feminist digilantism

Abstract This article examines contemporary feminist ‘digilante’ responses to the increasing problem of misogyny online. In particular, it focuses on female gamers and a recent incident in which the