Navigating the world of online harassment can be tricky, as one can get stuck on two questions: why do people do this and how can we fix it?

This list is intended to be a set of resources to help one understand the sociological phenomenon that is online harassment, what causes it, and helpful tactics to dispell misinformation.

Studies

Books

Comics

Articles & Blog Posts

Lessons learned

  • Anonymity and Abuse Reports
    • A look at how Cloudflare reacted to allegations that they passed contact information from abuse reports to alt-right hate mobs

Videos

  • Why are you so angry? “The Good Guy”
    • Deconstructs why people become angry when there is a perceived attack on their identity (i.e. gamers feeling personally attacked by Anita Sarkeesian’s analysis of sexism in games)

Resources

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