Do Social Networks Need a Better Way to Stop Abuse? [Podcast]

On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I discussed one woman's petition to make it easier for people report abuse on Twitter.

On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog and I discussed one woman’s petition to make it easier for people report abuse on Twitter.

Caroline Criado-Perez was barraged with rape threats and other hateful comments after she helped get novelist Jane Austen’s face on the £10 note in the UK. How can Twitter and other social networks help maintain healthy communities without violating free speech?

Later in the podcast, we talked about a librarian who set up a Ms. Pac Man console in a public library to get teens to hang out a little longer, maybe pick up a book.