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How anonymity on social media influences online harassment

Season 2023 Episode 161 | 3m 49s

When Tionna Haynes was a college student, she became a target of harassment on an anonymous messaging platform after organizing racial injustice protests on campus. She spoke with student reporter Bridgette Adu-Wadier about how the design of social media platforms can influence people’s online behavior, as part of the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs’ series “Moments of Truth.”

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