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Twitter Changes Default Profile Photo, Felt “Egg” Was Associated With Harassment

Companies rebrand themselves and what they do all the time. Twitter has rebranded their site more times than we can count, and with it the default profile picture has now…

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Digital Homicide Threatens Legal Action Against Steam

Following their removal from Steam, development team Digital Homicide announced on their website that they will be pursuing legal action against Valve. Digital Homicide became the center of controversy after…

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FGC Roundup – June 4, 2016

The FGC Roundup returns with a look ahead to your viewing weekend as far as fighting games go and all the biggest stories that matter from the week that was in the…

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Twitter Announces Trust and Safety Council

Today, Twitter has announced a Trust and Safety Council, in order to deal with bullying and harassment on its platform. The purpose of the council will be to advise Twitter…

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Toronto Man Found Not Guilty of Harassment Over Twitter Comments

In the first ever case of criminal harassment in Canada over Twitter comments, Toronto man Gregory Alan Elliott has been found not guilty. Elliott was accused of harassing two feminist…

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Gaming Panels Cancelled at SXSW After Threats

The popular media conference South By Southwest announced recently they would be cancelling two panels on interactive media, specifically gaming, following numerous threats of violence toward the conference. The panels,…

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Developers React to the IGDA Controversy

Disclaimer: Please note due to recent circumstances I should include that the people represented in this piece do not reflect the views of TechRaptor and are not endorsed by this…

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Calls Against Harassment in Mike Morhaime’s Blizzcon Opening Speech

Blizzcon has just begun, and while we could be talking about the many exciting announcements coming from Blizzard’s convention which celebrates 20 years of Warcraft this year, instead everyone is…