Channel 4 Facebook Documentary

Shut Your Facebook is a new documentary series regarding how to repair your online social media profile when looking for work or staying in your job, or just generally wanting to keep your private life out of the public view, which is an important consideration for survivors. It will be available at Channel 4’s catchup…

9 out of 10 Social Media Rape Anonymity Breach Defendants Plead Guilty, fined USD 1000 in compensation

Following our story about the Welsh rape victim being named on social media, the nine people on trial on Monday 5th November all pled guilty immediately and were ordered to pay compensation of GBP 624 (USD 997) to the victim, effectively ending those cases. It is unclear whether the one teacher in the group will face separate sanctions from their educational authority in…

Social Media Rape Anonymity Breach Group in Court

A month ago five more people were charged with using Facebook and Twitter in April 2012 to name a Welsh woman who was raped by a football player. That group trial began at Prestatyn Magistrates’ Court today and we’ll bring you the outcome of the case when it concludes. The Belfast Telegraph has the updated story…

UK Police Deluged by 4000 Social Media-Related Complaints

It’s not about child abuse but we have posted stories about the effects of blogging and social media communication in the past, and The Mail on Sunday printed another one again today regarding police in the UK, who have three arrests a day stemming from a block of 4000 complaints about online harrassment, trolling or…