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Online clothes sellers targeted by ‘creepy’ messages

Women selling clothes online are being sent explicit messages, with requests for sex and “worn” garments. Both businesses and private individuals have experienced the problem when advertising on mainstream platforms. Women have been sent ‘”creepy” messages on Facebook, Instagram, eBay, and Depop, the BBC has learned. Some were asked for additional items including worn tights, […]

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Are women let down by period trackers?

Orla Barry When journalist Orla Barry received a notification from her iPhone informing her that her period was due “any day in the next three weeks”, she shared it on social media with wry amusement. It wasn’t the first time she’d received such an unspecific notification from the app, and it prompted others to share […]