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Violence directed towards women on social networks is becoming increasingly prevalent. Tim Robberts/Digital Vision/Getty Images

When scholar Kaitlyn Regehr’s team set up accounts and searched for information commonly sought out by young men in the UK, such as information on loneliness, mental health and fitness, the amount of misogynistic content suggested on TikTok’s “For You” page quadrupled over just five days. In response to the report, TikTok told The Guardian that “misogyny has long been prohibited on TikTok and we proactively detect 93% of content we remove for breaking our rules on hate. The methodology used in this report does not reflect how real people experience TikTok”.

“Extremist misogyny that was once really segregated to … [less mainstream] platforms is now disseminating onto much more popular platforms like TikTok and permeating into youth culture more generally”, Regehr, an associate professor at University College London who studies online extremist groups, told me.…  Seguir leyendo »

On Thursday, the BBC finally acknowledged that journalist Martin Bashir used what it called "deceitful" methods to help land the bombshell 1995 interview in which Princess Diana confessed her own affair, her husband's affair and her bulimia. It's only taken two and a half decades.

A report commissioned by the BBC and written by retired high court judge Lord Dyson details how Bashir showed fake documents, which a BBC graphic designer said he prepared, to the princess' brother, Earl Spencer, to land the interview. (Bashir, for his part, has apologized but claims the doctored documents didn't cause Princess Diana to grant the interview).…  Seguir leyendo »