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A Twitter Trolliday – And Reporting Abuse on Twitter

Will you join in the #trolliday, a Twitter boycott on 4th August to demand action to protect women users of the site from violent threats?   The call for a Trolliday came yesterday, after the journalist

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Privacy in Social Media and The Press

When we share our lives with our blog readers, or with our Twitter followers, do we automatically give permission for the press to access that information? Is there any privacy in Social Media?     

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The Signs of Controlling Behaviour – Red Flags and How to Spot Them

If we were able to teach young people to recognise the signs of controlling behaviour, the ‘red flags’, would we be able to protect them from abusive relationships? If we were to teach children in

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Twitter, Trolls and Online Abuse – Is Ignoring the Best Tactic?

Dealing with trolls and abuse on Twitter is a recurring theme. Not a week goes by when there is not a new case being discussed. Theories on how to deal with online hate abound and

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Sex Ed and Enthusiastic Consent

  I posted yesterday about women who find it difficult to believe that they had been raped, and since then other women have come forward to say that they too have been remembering incidents that they

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Protect Your Children – The Danger of Stranger Danger

  This is a post that I have been meaning to write for quite some time. For some readers, this post will be distressing or upsetting – Trigger Warning for discussion of abuse and abusers. 

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