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What the Bible says about Backbiting, Talebearing, (Gossip)etc.:
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth. Proverbs 26:20
Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. Psalm 34:13
A talebearer revealeth secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit concealeth the matter. Proverbs 11:13
The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue. Proverbs 25:23