Hot Take: Someone Who Sends You A Death Threat On Twitter Almost Definitely Isn't Going To Try To Kill You

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Back in April I wrote about the ways in which certain misleading statistics are used to potentially overstate the severity of online harassment against women, rendering the online world scarier-looking than it really is. Another interesting example — a more anecdotal one — popped up on CNBC a few days ago. “Trolls use a little-known Twitter feature to s…

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