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High-profile women on Instagram face ‘epidemic of misogynist abuse’, study finds

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Rachel Riley, who co-presents Countdown, was sent 31 videos of a penis. The DMs were uncovered by disinformation researchers the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) Instagram, owned by Meta, said the platform offers a way to filter abusive messages so that users do not have to see them.
3 months ago·Menlo Park, United States

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BBC News

Instagram: Presenter Rachel Riley received series of porn messages

The Center for Countering Digital Hate found abuse in the Instagram DMs of five high-profile females.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

High-profile women on Instagram face ‘epidemic of misogynist abuse’, study finds | Instagram | The Guardian

Messages analyzed were to well-known social media users such as Jamie Klingler, Rachel Riley and Bryony Gordon

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Instagram ‘systematically ignores’ misogynist abuse of female public figures

90% of offending accounts remain active after abusive messages reported, research finds

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Washington Post

Some women shared the messages they get on Instagram. It’s not pretty.

A study finds that Instagram failed to act on 90 percent of abuse sent via direct message to five high-profile influencers on the platform, including actress Amber Heard.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Hill

Instagram failed to act on abusive DMs sent to 3 female public figures: report

Instagram failed to act on the vast majority of abusive messages sent to three women in public-facing positions, according to a report released Wednesday.  The Center for Countering Digital Ha…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Chronicle Live

Rachel Riley shares direct messages to show how women are abused online

Women in the public eye are not being protected from abuse, new report says

3 months ago·Newcastleupon Tyne, United Kingdom
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