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Twitter's got a new troll stick

New policies at Twitter for reporting, automatic message muting, and enforcement could turn the noise way down for users subject to harassment.Read the rest

The Damsel in Distress, game edition

Anita Sarkeesian tackles the "damsels in distress" trope as it appears–widely!–in video games. The inevitable sideshow: angry Internet men managed (briefly) to get YouTube to remove the video.