Anonymity

  • Instagram Providing Users With Better Moderation Tools

    … Harassment is a pervasive problem across many social networks, regardless of the level of anonymity they provide. While reporting tools, troll indexes and other initiatives help sites moderate content, individuals have few tools at their disposal for fending off harassment from other users. Instagram hopes to change this by rolling out more…

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  • Yik Yak: Anonymity Doesn’t Mean Without Consequence

    … Privacy is a double edged sword on social media. While many value their anonymity, some see anonymity is a way for people to hide from the consequences of their actions. However, anonymity doesn’t always mean untrackable, and in the case of the Virginia Tech student who used Yik Yak to threaten “another 4.16 moment,” being able to track down…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 9 readers -